Online access to teaching & learning resources March 2020
From 23 March, the vast majority of teaching at the University will be carried out remotely, supported by the Library’s provision of online access to resources.
The Library provides access to more than:
  • 1.4 million ebooks
  • 185,000 ejournals
  • 700 licensed databases
  • 84,000 streaming videos
  • 6,000 scanned book chapters and journal articles
Temporary access to additional ebooks and other e-resources
Some additional e-resources are being made temporarily available by publishers to support teaching, learning and research during COVID-19.
Information about how to access e-resources
Resource Lists
Resource Lists provide easy access to key course readings. Where possible access is provided to online materials including ebooks and scans of essential chapters. Resource Lists can be accessed from courses in Learn or from the Resource List homepage: http://resourcelists.ed.ac.uk
Subject Guides
Subject Guides help you to get the best out of the library with selected information resources for your subject, as well as information on finding academic literature, referencing and more.
DiscoverEd
Use DiscoverEd to find books, ebooks, ejournal articles and more. Sign in using EASE to access your Library Account and to discover the vast range of online content the library provides to support teaching and research. https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/discovery/discovered
Exam Papers Online
For use as a study aid Exam Papers Online provides University staff and students with access to the collected degree examination papers of the University from 2004 onwards.
Request a Book / Interlibrary loans
While the University is delivering services online, if the Library does not provide online access to resources required for teaching, the Acquisitions and Interlibrary loans teams will try to source online access if available.
Updates
The Library’s Covid-19 service update page is where you’ll find more information on changes to Library services and what we’re doing to provide online access to key materials.

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