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LibSmart: Popular modules TAGS: | | | | By now we hope the name LibSmart is familiar to you. Whether you’ve seen a slide in a presentation from an Academic Support Librarian, a page on the display screens …Continue reading →

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Finding Resources: Navigating the Online Library TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Online Library is a vast resource. Whatever you study, you will find what you need in the Library collections. For all that it is wide and wonderful, however, I know (from personal …Continue reading →

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Visiting our campus libraries… virtually! TAGS: | | | | | | | As the semester gets going you may be keen to visit one of our many beautiful libraries to find materials, use a study space, or generally just soak up the …Continue reading →

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Things I wish I’d Known: Work, Rest, Play TAGS: | | | | | | | In my last post I shared six things I wish I’d known sooner about the Library. But there’s more to university life than studying! Even though in the depths of …Continue reading →

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Things I Wish I’d Known: Graduate Reflections on using the Library TAGS: | | | As a recent graduate from Edinburgh, you can imagine I’ve spent the summer reminiscing and reflecting on my time at university. Over my four years studying Geography I spent a …Continue reading →

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What is LibSmart I? TAGS: | | | | | | | | LibSmart I is designed to give you an introduction to library resources for your study and research! The course enables you to take control of your learning as you self-enrol …Continue reading →

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5 Reasons to check out LibSmart I and II TAGS: | | | | | Introduction If you haven’t heard about LibSmart I and II yet – then what have you been doing?!  To quickly summarise, LibSmart I and II are fully flexible, self-enrol Learn …Continue reading →

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Decoloniality and the library (CILIPS Conference 2021) TAGS: | | | | On 7 June I attended a CILIPS conference session on Decoloniality and the library: the case at Goldsmiths, University of London, by Marilyn Clarke, Director of Library Services at Goldsmiths, University …Continue reading →

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A guide to subject guides TAGS: | | | One of the key parts of our role as librarians is to help staff and students find the things they need to complete their work. One way in which we …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival Blog: Engineering Village resources for dissertations TAGS: | | | | | | | Introduction The day has finally arrived, the end of my Dissertation Festival Blog series. To recap, the Library’s Dissertation Festival is a collaborative effort from the Library, Digital Skills department …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Putting the Pieces Together: The Challenges of Working on Architectural Models (Part 1) Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from our Projects Conservator, Mhairi...
Default utility Image Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov...

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