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Have you heard about LibSmart? TAGS: | | | | | | | We’re midway through the first semester now, and many students will have settled into the routine of lectures, seminars and practical class preparation. You may even be thinking ahead to …Continue reading →

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Lexis+ database training: LexisNexis Certification TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | You may remember last week we posted a reminder about the Lexis+ training we had scheduled. That training took place yesterday and those that attended found it very helpful, so …Continue reading →

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Recordings of Lunchtime Seminars: Decolonising and Diversifying the Library TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Our recent post on Decolonising and Diversifying the Library introduced the short seminar series the ASL team ran during lunchtimes in July. We’re delighted to be able to follow up …Continue reading →

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Lunchtime seminars: Decolonising and Diversifying the Library TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | We held our first of three Decolonising and Diversifying the Library lunchtime seminars last week, on the topic of Diversity in First Year Scots Law Reading Lists. The recording (39 …Continue reading →

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Ridicule and research support: Library Twitter strikes back! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Library and research branches of Twitter were outraged recently when two American Law students published a paper in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy relating to abortion rights. …Continue reading →

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LILAC 2022: Power structures in library and information services TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Last month, three of our Academic Support Librarians team attended the LILAC conference. LILAC is a conference for librarians and information professionals who teach information literacy skills, are interested in …Continue reading →

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Getting resources not available in the Law Library Collections TAGS: | | | | | | | We often get asked by students how they get access to a particular item that we do not have in the Law Library collection. So here are a few ideas about …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival from the student perspective TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Dissertation. A word that scares and confuses many students, including me. It seems like a difficult and mysterious concept that most of us must deal with at some point on …Continue reading →

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New resources: Cambridge University Press Etextbooks TAGS: | | We like to keep our staff and students updated on any new items we have access to in the library. This month we bring news of several ebooks which have …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival: Exploring library resources for dissertations in gender studies TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | As part of the 2022 Dissertation Festival, running from 7th-18th March and facilitated by the Academic Support Librarians, Digital Skills and IAD teams, I was invited to attend an online …Continue reading →

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Collections

Default utility Image Volunteering at the CRC: Charlotte’s experience Today we’re introducing Charlotte Holmes, a postgraduate student who is doing some volunteer work under...
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Default utility Image Bearing Witness: The Pre-Digitisation Conservation Treatment of The Witness, Part 1 This week we have the first instalment of a two-part series by Projects Conservator Mhairi...
Default utility Image Glazy in Love: Rehousing the Emma Gillies Collection Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from Collections Care Assistant, Sarah...

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