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Help us build our photo gallery!

Posted on February 27, 2015 by Rob Sell

We’ve created a little photo gallery in our 1st floor lounge area using your photos from Instagram and Twitter and we need you to submit your snaps to our gallery by using the hashtag #butelibrary, or by giving us an @mention on either social media platform. Photos in and around the Bute Library, the Bute Read moreabout Help us build our photo gallery!


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Meet the Team – Morena

Posted on February 5, 2015 by Rob Sell

Name & job title Morena, library assistant. Where did you grow up? Portugal Before I worked in the library I… Was a conservator (not in a political way!).  I worked in Portugal, Brazil and the UK. In the UK I worked in conservation of stone monuments in different historic buildings around the country and my Read moreabout Meet the Team – Morena




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Xmas 2014 – Opening Hours

Posted on December 11, 2014 by Rob Sell

Our opening hours for the Christmas Recess are: Mon 15th Dec – Fri 19 Dec 8.45am – 5pm Sat 20 Dec & Sun 21 Dec CLOSED Mon 22 Dec – Tue 23 Dec 8.45am – 5pm Wed 24 Dec – Sun 4 Jan CLOSED Semester opening hours resume on Monday 5th January. All 1 & Read moreabout Xmas 2014 – Opening Hours


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‘Photo of the week’ and ‘building of the week’ – on display

Posted on December 10, 2014 by Rob Sell

This academic year we are displaying a ‘photo of the week’, sourced from our extensive photobook collection, on a newly created display shelf in the study area below the thesis collection. Selected photographers so far have included Bruce Gilden, Josef Koudelka, Nan Goldin and Martin Parr – with many more to follow. Keep an eye Read moreabout ‘Photo of the week’ and ‘building of the week’ – on display


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Rare architectural material goes digital

Posted on November 17, 2014 by Rob Sell

As reported in the Special Collections and Archives (SCOLAR) blog, digitised versions of some of Cardiff University’s rare books have been made available through the DigitalSearch web resource. And architecture is well represented, with classic and modern texts, all richly illustrated, available on the Welsh vernacular form, 20th century Welsh architecture and Cardiff’s Civic Centre, drawn from Read moreabout Rare architectural material goes digital


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Meet the Team – Zoe

Posted on September 26, 2014 by Rob Sell

Name & job title Zoe Young – Subject Librarian for Pharmacy and Optometry Before I worked in the library I… I had various non-library jobs, worked in various shops, an engineering factory and worked in a pharmacy before I decided on a library career.  I did a BSc (Hons) in Animal Behaviour and Ecology & Read moreabout Meet the Team – Zoe


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Summer 2014 – Opening Hours

Posted on June 13, 2014 by Rob Sell

Sat 14th June & Sun 15th June OPEN Mon 16th June – Thurs 19th June 8.45am – 8pm Fri 20th June 8.45am – 5pm Sat 21st June & Sun 22nd June CLOSED Mon 23rd June – Fri 19th September 8.45am – 5pm (closed at weekends) Except Thursdays 8.45am – 8pm Mon 25th August (bank holiday) Read moreabout Summer 2014 – Opening Hours


Meet the team - Andrea

Meet the Team – Andrea

Posted on May 30, 2014 by Rob Sell

Name & job title Andrea Grey – Senior Library Assistant. Before I worked in the library I… Worked as a Senior Administrative Officer at the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales. We dealt with complaints about local authorities, health authorities and Councillors in Wales. Currently reading Fireman Sam or Thomas the Tank Engine. (I have a Read moreabout Meet the Team – Andrea