Science Library after refurbishment.

New look libraries for 2014

Posted on October 22, 2014 by Matthew Harvey

We’ve spent the last three years refurbishing eight of your libraries. We’ve listened to your suggestions, and provided improved facilities and working spaces, based on how you use the libraries. We’ve picked out some of the highlights below, and you can take a look at the individual library blogs and Twitter feeds to see more Read moreabout New look libraries for 2014


Events celebrating Open Access Week

Posted on October 17, 2014 by Lynn Goodhew

In celebration of the 7th annual Open Access week, the ORCA and Open Access teams extend an invitation to all research-active staff and students to attend a drop-in session in your local University Library. The aim of each session is to answer any queries about making best use of ORCA, uploading your research publications, developments Read moreabout Events celebrating Open Access Week


Virtual Browse comes to LibrarySearch

Posted on October 8, 2014 by Jacqueline Roach

Virtual Browse is a new feature in LibrarySearch which lets you scan along a virtual bookshelf across all 14 libraries. Just select the Virtual Browse option underneath the details of the book and you will see which books appear alongside the book on the library shelves. You can browse backwards and forwards along this virtual Read moreabout Virtual Browse comes to LibrarySearch


Videos for top tips on LibrarySearch

Posted on October 2, 2014 by Haley Cheek

The University Library Service has produced three video tutorials on using LibrarySearch, including ‘Top tips on ArticleSearch’, ‘Finding items on your reading list’, and ‘Renewing your items’. ‘Top tips on ArticleSearch’ shows you how to access and use ArticleSearch to find journal articles for assignments and research. ArticleSearch is great to use because unlike other search Read moreabout Videos for top tips on LibrarySearch



A new way to reach research participants…

Posted on September 18, 2014 by Lynn Goodhew

Call For Participants is a new website where you can advertise your active and upcoming research studies and find research participants for free. You can create your own landing page to highlight your research, explain the tasks you would like potential participants to undertake and set customised screening questions. Call For Participants is not discipline Read moreabout A new way to reach research participants…


NATO Summit – Access to Libraries

Posted on August 29, 2014 by Lindsay Roberts

The following information has been taken from the University’s NATO Summit advice webpage: The Bute Library, Architecture Library and the IT Room in the Glamorgan Building will all be closed on 3, 4 and 5 of September. The Biomedical Sciences Library in the Sir Martin Evans building will be inaccessible to students on 4 and 5 of September due Read moreabout NATO Summit – Access to Libraries


Working away from Cardiff this summer? Access resources and services while on the move…

Posted on June 25, 2014 by Lynn Goodhew

If you are travelling away from the University to attend a conference or undertake research during the summer, you can still access University resources and services while you are away. You could consider: Using the Cardiff University Mobile app. The app provides access to key services such as: email, your library account, the Library Catalogue and Read moreabout Working away from Cardiff this summer? Access resources and services while on the move…


Summer Opening Hours 2014

Posted on June 24, 2014 by Matthew Harvey

Summer opening hours for the Cardiff University libraries, from 23rd June until 21st September 2014. All details are subject to change, so do check first! www.cardiff.ac.uk/insrv/opening/ *Dental Library open until 18:00 on Mon and Wed until 30th June. **Legal Practice Library open normal hours from 8th September. ***Senghenydd Library closed 26th July – 31st August.


ASSL Building Summer Opening hours

Posted on June 11, 2014 by Victoria Stallard

The Arts and Social Studies Library and Law Library will be open the following hours during Summer Vacation 2014 (14 June to 21 September): You may have noticed that we won’t be open at the weekend this summer – this is due to the building work taking place. If you are only able to get Read moreabout ASSL Building Summer Opening hours