Academic writing help: Royal Literary Fund Fellow TAGS: | | | | | Are you a student who is struggling with academic writing? Are you a staff member who knows of a student who isn’t quite getting the hang of writing at University …Continue reading →

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LibSmart: All students now automatically enrolled! TAGS: | | | | | | | | We’re very excited to let you know that from this year onwards all students at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level will automatically be enrolled in our LibSmart online information literacy course! …Continue reading →

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Student job opportunity! TAGS: | | | | | Interested in paid business experience with a global publisher? The Gale Ambassador Library Support Program may be just what you’re looking for! The deadline for applications has been extended, so …Continue reading →

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5 things to remember if using the Library this summer TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | The summer vacation period officially started this week! And while many of you are probably thinking the last thing you want to do is use the Library over the summer …Continue reading →

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Back to the Wall: A Year of Experimenting with the Main Library’s Digital Wall TAGS: | | | | | | The Cultural Heritage Digitisation Service (CHDS) has managed the Main Library’s Digital Wall since it was installed in late 2019.1 The Wall is made up of two sets of nine …Continue reading →

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Resolving to reference in 2023 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Whether you’re the type of person who makes New Years resolutions or not, we hope you’ll consider resolving to get comfortable with referencing this year. We have lots of resources …Continue reading →

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What the NFT?! TAGS: | | | | The purpose of this blog post is not to endorse or criticise NFTs but to explain what they are and – briefly – discuss if they are relevant to libraries. …Continue reading →

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Welcome! Key library resources for 2022/23 TAGS: | | | | | | | | It’s been a bit quiet here on the ASL blog for the past couple of months and that’s because August and September are always spent preparing for the start of …Continue reading →

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Student Interns Capture ‘The Student’ TAGS: | | | | | | | In February 2022, PhD students Vesna Curlic and Ash Charlton began their digitisation internships in partnership with the University of Edinburgh’s Library and University Collections and the Centre for Data, …Continue reading →

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My Experience as a DAMS Metadata Intern TAGS: | | | | | My name is Muminah and I’m about to enter my final year of studying Computer Science and Maths. For the past couple of months I’ve worked as a Digital Asset …Continue reading →

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