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MicroMasters® at the University of Edinburgh

An introduction to the resources available to support your learning

Library News and Events

Information about Library news, training, events and service updates.


Use the menu to the left for more information about the following topics: 

  • Study skills: Some resources for developing the skills you're likely to need for your course
  • Finding resources: How you can use Library and online resources to help with activities and assignments
  • Evaluating information: Guidance around how to evaluate different kinds of resources
  • Managing your information: Some methods and tools to manage your reading, references, data and other resources

MicroMasters learners completing taught courses will only be able to access open resources. MicroMasters students completing the Final Project will be provided with a University login and have access to all resources.  

For more information about using University of Edinburgh library resources as an online learner, see the online learners and students page on the Library website.


For general information about MicroMasters courses at the University of Edinburgh please see the University of Edinburgh MicroMasters pages.

Getting help

For help with finding and using materials, use the help tool within your edX course.

Digital Safety and Citizenship

Learn more about digital safety and citizenship and how these issues impact you as a member of the University of Edinburgh community. Find curated resources to help keep you safe and secure while engaging online.

Visiting University of Edinburgh Libraries

All learners and students (whether matriculated or unmatriculated) are able to use the University of Edinburgh's library search tool DiscoverEd to find resources for their studies. Watch this video to find out how to search DiscoverEd and use other online tools to find resources.

All MicroMasters students are able to visit University of Edinburgh Libraries. Watch this video to find out what's on offer through the Library, online and offline.

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Much of the content in this guide is taken from CamGuides, which is licensed by Cambridge University Libraries under Creative Commons CC BY-NC 4.0 international license

Image credits

Fairy Dust by Genessa Painainte on Unsplash under CC0 license

Permission for reuse

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This Guide to Learning Resources for MicroMasters by Lauren Smith at the University of Edinburgh is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.