Andrew Kirk

Digital Skills Trainer


Andrew joined the Digital Skills and Training Team in 2017.

He develops and delivers training courses for staff and students, supervises student trainers and is a mentor for the Digital Skills Specialist Edinburgh Award.

Andrew delivers training on a wide variety of skills, with a focus on qualitative data analysis, reference management, video and audio editing and document preparation. A qualified librarian, before joining the Digital Skills and Training Team he worked in libraries in Scotland and Ireland and in a television newsroom.



MSc Information and Library Studies (University of Wales, Aberystwyth)

MA (Hons) English (University of Glasgow)

Responsibilities & affiliations


  • Getting started with NVivo - qualitative data analysis software

  • Audacity: audio recording and editing
  • MediaHopper Create: introduction
  • Producing a thesis or dissertation in Word
  • Introduction to reference managers

  • Managing bibliographies with EndNote

  • Subtitling for media creators

  • Developing your digital skills for students workshop
  • Introduction to VRS
  • Making the most of IT