Information Services

Self-enrol Learn Courses

Our Learn courses are available for all staff and students at the University to enrol on, for self-paced learning on a range of digital skills topics.

Choosing a reference manager

A self-enrol Learn course produced to support the Introduction to Reference Managers classroom course. The course will help you learn more about the different reference managers available and choose the one that is right for you.

Thesis Hub: Producing your thesis or dissertation in Word

This online course uses LinkedIn Learning videos and lecture recordings to show you Word's features that are helpful when producing a long document such as a thesis or dissertation.

Introduction to Programming

Self-taught online course in programming for beginners.

Python - online courses

Self-taught online courses for both beginner and intermediate users of Python.

Digital Safety and Citizenship for Staff

As we’re all spending more time online in the new hybrid learning environment, it’s more important than ever to take ownership of your digital safety and use technology responsibly. This self-paced online course introduces you to the concept of digital citizenship and takes you through steps you can take to keep yourself, and those around you, safe online.

Information Security Essentials

This material covers the information security essentials at The University of Edinburgh.

Effective Digital Content

This material covers good practice in writing and structuring information for the web.