SearchAll in LibrarySearch

Posted on 15 September 2017 by Vicky Stallard

We’ve introduced some changes to LibrarySearch since the launch of our new library management system last summer, here’s how to get the best out of LibrarySearch and your library account. Firstly, make sure you’re logged in to LibrarySearch – you’ll be able to access ‘My Library Account’ and also get access to all our subscribed electronic
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Altmetrics-

Posted on 27 July 2017 by Mariann Hilliar

Scopus now includes Plum Analytics data, so each publication now has easy to access altmetrics. Data includes: Usage – for example, clicks, downloads and views. Captures – for example, bookmarks and favourites. Mentions – for example, blog posts and news media mentions. Social media – for example, tweets. Citations data For more information on Plum
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Spotlight on your Reading Lists

Posted on 14 November 2016 by Rob S

Starting on Monday 21st November and continuing on throughout the week, your libraries are asking you to throw a spotlight on your reading lists. How easy do you find it to navigate your reading lists? Do you rarely stray from the essential readings, or attempt to get hold of them all? Are the materials you’re
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Discover the *all new* Postgraduate Study Zone

Posted on 14 October 2016 by Rob S

The Postgraduate Study Zone is the new name of the study facilities within the former Graduate Centre. Now managed by the University Library Service this area has been remodelled and refurbished and is available for all Cardiff University postgraduate students to use. Facilities include: Quiet study space Group study rooms IT room Loanable laptops Lockers
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LibrarySearch has changed

Posted on 29 July 2016 by Matt Harvey

We’ve implemented our new library management system, which has enabled us to offer improvements to our services and to the way you see information in LibrarySearch.  The search options and initial results screens remain the same, but the numbers and availability for each title are displayed together in the ‘Find & Request’ tab:    
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Calling all artists – an image for Sierra Leone

Posted on 19 July 2016 by Rob S

Could you design a modern image for the University-based charity Educational Awards in Sierra Leone (EASL)? The UK committee for EASL is looking for an image to be adopted by the charity. The new image will be used on its webpage and at fundraising events; the first of which is a cake and craft sale
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Summer 2016 Library Opening Hours

Posted on 24 June 2016 by Matt Harvey

Up-to-date opening hours for Cardiff University libraries can be found here: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/libraries/locations-opening-hours All Cardiff University libraries (except the Health Library) will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday, 29th August 2016. The Health Library will be open as usual.
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Reference Management Survey

Posted on 13 May 2016 by Rob S

The University Library Service is seeking to gather information about your use of reference management software (EndNote, EndNoteWeb, Zotero, Mendeley etc.). We would be grateful if you could spend a few minutes completing this short survey to inform library provision.
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Referencing getting you down? Tell us about it!

Posted on 6 May 2016 by Matt Harvey

Are you a Cardiff University student? We want to know about your experiences of referencing books and other resources in your academic work. We will use this information to improve the help and support we provide. Take a couple of minutes to complete our referencing survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/L76VC8P We would also love it if you brought
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