Posted on August 3, 2015 by Lindsay Roberts

Following on from the very successful trial to Browzine, theUniversity now has full access on mobile devices and the new desktop version ( – this appears to work better on Firefox than IE) Download the app via the Apple App Store, Google Play Store or Amazon Kindle App Store, enter your Cardiff University username and Read moreabout Browzine


Welcome 2015 Trainee Doctors

Posted on July 30, 2015 by Mariann Hilliar

Hello and welcome to the new trainee doctors starting with us this week. You will receive a library goodie bag during your induction day. If you find a golden ticket you are the winner of Archie Cochrane’s  One Man Medicine. You may find the following information helpful:- Find access to uptodate from here. Watch the Read moreabout Welcome 2015 Trainee Doctors

Henry Stewart Talks

Henry Stewart Talks

Posted on July 16, 2015 by Mariann Hilliar

The collection of biomedical and life sciences presentations called the Henry Stewart Talks   has been updated to include more presentations on topics such as Vaccines, Nanomedicine and Human population Genetics. The talks can be browsed by using librarysearch and searching for Henry Stewart Talks.  Alternatively you can search for the specific title of a Read moreabout Henry Stewart Talks

Health Library – Temporary Closure (Sunday 19th July 2015)

Posted on July 7, 2015 by Lindsay Roberts

The Health Library will be closed on Sunday 19th July between 8am – 4pm. This is for the annual clean and sanitation for the control of legionella bacteria of the water tank and pipe systems that serve the building. We apologise in advance for any disruption and Julian Hodge Study Centre IT rooms will be Read moreabout Health Library – Temporary Closure (Sunday 19th July 2015)

Journal citation reports

Journal Citation Reports data for 2014 now live

Posted on by Mariann Hilliar

2015 Journal Citation Reports has been published which includes the 2014 metrics giving the latest data on journal useage. You can access JCR via the Web of Science. 3 new metrics have been introduced: Journal Impact Factor Percentile – providing a more granular view of Impact Factor quartile and a way to compare journals across categories. Normalized Eigenfactor Score Read moreabout Journal Citation Reports data for 2014 now live


ID Cards at Health Library

Posted on June 16, 2015 by Mariann Hilliar

We’re pleased to say we now have someone in security at the Cochrane Building to make ID cards or reproduce ID cards 10:00 – 17:00hrs (Monday – Friday). Please note the fee for reproducing a lost card is £10. We hope you find this more convienient.