Information Services

Guidance for new academic staff and postgraduate researchers: IS teaching and research services

Key Information Services' resources for teaching and research. Compiled with academic staff and postgraduate research students in mind, particularly those new to the University.

First: the basics

Library resources and services

Library essentials

Opening hours, borrowing, library catalogue, ejournals and academic literature databases.

Library essentials

Centre for Research Collections

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Special collections, archives and theses.

Centre for Research Collections

Resource lists

What is the Resource Lists service?

Create and manage your online reading list with the Resource Lists service.

Resource lists

Recommend a book

Recommend books to be bought by the Library.

Recommend a book

Interlibrary loans

Document delivery of materials not held in Edinburgh University Library.

Interlibrary loans

Course reserve

Student with books

Arrange for recommended readings to be on restricted loan for better availability.

Course reserve

E-reserve

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Copyright clearance and scanning of print-only course reading materials.

E-reserve

 

Help

Academic Support Librarians (ASLs)

Advice and training in all matters library-related. Recommend new journal subscriptions to your ASL.

Academic Support Librarians

Learning technology services

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Tools and support for online learning and teaching activities.

Learning technology services

 

Research support services

Research-support services

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High performance computing and research data support, including data repository service.

Research-support services

Publishing your research

Information on the Research Publications Service, Open Access publishing and self publishing.

Publishing your research

University of Edinburgh repositories

Finding and submitting publications and data produced by University of Edinburgh researchers.

University of Edinburgh repositories

 

Copyright

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Library help pages on copyright and links to the copyright enquiry service.

Copyright