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
Opening hours, borrowing, library catalogue, ejournals and academic literature databases.
Centre for Research Collections
Special collections, archives and theses.
Create and manage your online reading list with the Resource Lists service.
Recommend a book
Recommend books to be bought by the Library.
Document delivery of materials not held in Edinburgh University Library.
Arrange for recommended readings to be on restricted loan for better availability.
Copyright clearance and scanning of print-only course reading materials.
Academic Support Librarians (ASLs)
Advice and training in all matters library-related. Recommend new journal subscriptions to your ASL.
Learning technology services
Tools and support for online learning and teaching activities.
Research support services
High performance computing and research data support, including data repository service.
Publishing your research
Information on the Research Publications Service, Open Access publishing and self publishing.
University of Edinburgh repositories
Finding and submitting publications and data produced by University of Edinburgh researchers.
Library help pages on copyright and links to the copyright enquiry service.