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BMJ Learning –

Posted on January 21, 2015 by Mariann Hilliar

BMJ Learning is a web site for medical professionals. It offers a wide range of learning resources, commissioned by the BMJ Publishing Group. The learning resources deal with everyday issues in primary care and hospital medicine from Diabetes to Surgical Skills. They have thousands of learning modules that are evidence based and kept up to Read moreabout BMJ Learning –


Blackwells Bookshop Stall – Tuesday 20th January

Posted on January 14, 2015 by Lindsay Roberts

Blackwells Bookshop will be having a stall in the Social Learning Zone of the Health Library, Cochrane building on Tuesday 20th January.  They will have books to sell and also information on their ebooks. We’ll update later in the week on the specific titles and promotions they will be offering but if there is a Read moreabout Blackwells Bookshop Stall – Tuesday 20th January


3D printing?

Posted on by Mariann Hilliar

Do you think 3D printing should be part of the library service we offer at Cardiff University? What do you currently know about 3D printing? Any ideas on how it could be used in your teaching, research or revision? We’d love to hear your thoughts: email reply here or via twitter.

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Drop in queries for IT Healthcare Sciences Students

Posted on January 7, 2015 by Mariann Hilliar

Bring your IT queries along to Mike Johnson who will be offering his help and advice at the standing IT bar ground floor of the Cochrane Building at the following times:   Thu 08/01/2015 12:30 Tue 13/01/2015 13:00 Wed 21/01/2015 12:30 Wed 28/01/2015 12:30 Fri 06/02/2015 12:30 Tue 10/02/2015 12:30 Thu 19/02/2015 12:30 Wed 25/02/2015 Read moreabout Drop in queries for IT Healthcare Sciences Students


Cardiff & the Vale NHS Staff – Library Survey

Posted on January 5, 2015 by Lindsay Roberts

The Library are conducting a survey to find out your views on the library service, and how it could be improved. We would be grateful if you could spare a few minutes to complete the survey, either online at or on a paper copy, obtainable at the Health Library, UHW and the Archie Cochrane Read moreabout Cardiff & the Vale NHS Staff – Library Survey


Training Sessions in January & February

Posted on December 19, 2014 by Lindsay Roberts

Want to learn more about Endnote web, mobile apps or Prezi? Those are the sessions we are running in January and February for Academic Staff and Research Postgrad students. Go to to book your place and see the other sessions we are offering during the year.  

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Are you struggling with Reflective Writing? Read on…

Posted on December 18, 2014 by Mariann Hilliar

Many of the courses that run in Health at Cardiff University use the tool of reflection in its educational model. The idea is that by asking the you to reflect on activities one become accustomed to analysing behaviour and theory and thus can seek to improve methods, treatment and so on. As a student you Read moreabout Are you struggling with Reflective Writing? Read on…

Health Students – Are you going out on Placement?

Posted on December 17, 2014 by Mariann Hilliar

Before you go out on your health student placement in Wales there are a few things you should do before you pack your toothbrush. Make sure you have collected the library placement card, which will enable you to borrow books whilst on placement at NHS Health Boards/Trust libraries around Wales. The library placement cards are Read moreabout Health Students – Are you going out on Placement?