Digital Data Science: Welcome

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Welcome to the University of St Andrews. As a distance learning student, you will have access to a wide range of online library resources (electronic books, journals, databases). Use this guide to find out how to get started with library resources, the services we provide and the support we can give you during your studies.

  • Books, Papers & Articles - information on reading lists, how to search for the electronic books, journals and databases you have access to and finding the best resources for your subject area.
  • Accessing library resources - find out how to login to library resources and about tools which can help speed up the process
  • Library services for distance learners - how to obtain items which aren't available immediately
  • Managing your references - access our guidelines on referencing your work and find out about tools which can help
  • Help and Advice - Libraries & Museums staff are here to help. Find out the different ways you can contact us and what we can help with.

A serene scene of a cityscape or forest where instead of water, there is a rain of binary code, illustrating the omnipresence of data.


This guide is for students studying on the Online Data Science courses.

I am Vicki Cormie, your Academic Liaison Librarian for this subject. Please feel free to contact me using the details below if you have any questions or if I can help in any way.

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Vicki Cormie
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