Power Hours Workshops (Edinburgh Campus)

Why not come along to one of our well received Power Hours workshops this Semester?

“Well presented”, “full of information” and “unexpectedly enjoyable!” are some of the overwhelmingly positive comments received about the workshops last year.

In our latest survey, 94% of respondents or strongly agreed that the workshop they attended would help with their studies, research or teaching.

The Semester-long programme offers skills workshops for students and staff covering topics in:-

  • Academic Writing
  • Citing, Referencing & Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Data Security
  • Finding and Evaluating Information
  • IT
  • Presentations and Posters
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Study & Lifestyle Tips

Booking is required.

The Power Hours programme is part of the Information Services Skills Development provision.

Power Hours Workshops (Edinburgh Campus)

Why not come along to one of our well received Power Hours workshops this Semester?

“Well presented”, “full of information” and “unexpectedly enjoyable!” are some of the overwhelmingly positive comments received about the workshops last year.

In our latest survey, 94% of respondents or strongly agreed that the workshop they attended would help with their studies, research or teaching.

The Semester-long programme offers skills workshops for students and staff covering topics in:-

  • Academic Writing
  • Citing, Referencing & Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Data Security
  • Finding and Evaluating Information
  • IT
  • Presentations and Posters
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Study & Lifestyle Tips

Booking is required and opens on Mon 11 September.

The Power Hours programme is part of the Information Services Skills Development provision.

Information Services Quiz Winner

We were delighted to host a visit from the 2nd cohort of  pre-sessional students in June. The visit was designed to help the students find out about the library and IT resources and services they will use in their studies.  This was followed by a quiz with one lucky winner chosen from the correct entries.  Congratulations Mengxue!

Discovery search bar issue

Unfortunately, we’re experiencing a problem with the Discovery search bar on our Find Resources page.  Clicking the bar isn’t activating searches.

While we try to sort this out, remember you can still search Discovery via one of the following:

Please accept out apologies for any inconvenience while we try to resolve this issue.

Power Hours workshops (Edinburgh): week commencing 23 January

powerhoursThe following workshops will be held week commencing 23rd January in the Edinburgh Campus Library (Top Floor):

Citing & Referencing Numeric

Date: Monday, January 23, 2017
Time: 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome

Endnote Online

Date: Monday, January 23, 2017
Time: 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome

Critical Reading:Hints & Tips for Undergraduate students

Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time: 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome, Most suited to UG students

Making the Most of your Personal Tutor

Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time: 16:15 – 17:15
Location: Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome

Endnote Online

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time: 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome

Time Management

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time: 14:15 – 15:15
Location: Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome, Most suitable for UG and PGT students

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time: 14:15 – 15:15
Location: Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome

Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Time: 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome
Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Time: 14:15 – 15:45
Location: Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome
Date: Friday, January 27, 2017
Time: 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome
Date: Friday, January 27, 2017
Time: 14:15 – 15:15
Location: Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome
All workshop are now bookable at http://hw.ac.libcal.com/powerhours

See our website for further skills development opportunities.

Power Hours workshops (Edinburgh): week commencing 16 January

The following workshops will be held week commencing 16th January in the Edinburgh Campus Library (Top Floor):

Excel: Fundamentals
Date: Monday, January 16, 2017
Time: 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome

Literature Searching

Date: Monday, January 16, 2017
Time: 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome

Date: Monday, January 16, 2017
Time: 14:15 – 15:15
Location: Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus:Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome

Making the Most of Lectures

Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Time: 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome

Endnote Online

Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Time: 13:15 – 14:15
Location: Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Time: 14:15 – 15:15
Location: Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: Staff and PGR only
Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Time: 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome
Date: Friday, January 20, 2017
Time: 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome
Date: Friday, January 20, 2017
Time: 12:15 – 13:15
Location: Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome
Date: Friday, January 20, 2017
Time: 14:15 – 15:45
Location: Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: All welcome
All workshop are now bookable at http://hw.ac.libcal.com/powerhours

See our website for further skills development opportunities.

Power Hours Workshops (Edinburgh): Week commencing 9th January

The following workshop will be held week commencing 9th January in the Edinburgh Campus Library (Top Floor):

Open Access and the REF: What You Need to Know

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Time: 14:15 – 15:15
Location: Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library
Campus: Edinburgh Campus
Categories: Staff and PGR only

All workshop are now bookable at http://hw.ac.libcal.com/powerhours

See our website for further skills development opportunities.

Information Services Quiz Winner!

We were delighted to host a visit from the 3rd cohort of pre-sessional students in July. The visit was designed to help the students find out about the  library and IT resources and the services they will use in their studies.  This was followed by a quiz with one lucky winner chosen from the correct entries.  Congratulations Benjamin!

quiz-winner-final

Workshop cancelled: Time Management 5 November

The “Time Management” Power Hour workshop scheduled for today Thurs 5 November 12:15-13:15 in the Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library has had to be cancelled due to illness.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

 

New! Food Science & Technology Abstracts (FSTA) database

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Heriot-Watt University has been selected as one of five institutions world-wide to have a year’s paid trial to FSTA, the leading database for searching the literature in the field of food science and technology.

You can link to FSTA from the Information Services databases page or from the Food Sciences subject guide. Access will run until 31st August 2016.

Find out more about FSTA.