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


New Open Access publishing decision chart

Posted on June 5, 2014 by Lynn Goodhew

If you would like to know more about Open Access (OA), the Open Access Team have created an interactive Decision Chart to help researchers identify the OA options and requirements for their publications. The pie chart, available via https://ilrb.cf.ac.uk/openaccesschart, will guide authors through the steps to making their research available via Open Access. Additional information can Read moreabout New Open Access publishing decision chart


Trial to Essential Science Indicators and new Journal Citation Reports platform until September 30

Posted on May 27, 2014 by Lynn Goodhew

Thomson Reuters’ database for citation analysis, Essential Science Indicators, and the new platform for Journal Citation Reports are on free trial until the end of September. Features of Essential Science Indicators include: facility to benchmark an institution’s research activities, more easily comparing individuals, institutions, and publications; pinpointing of emerging trends and influential researchers; indicators based Read moreabout Trial to Essential Science Indicators and new Journal Citation Reports platform until September 30



New Equality and Diversity / PCUTL resources in the libraries

Posted on May 14, 2014 by Matthew Harvey

We’ve just added some great new equality and diversity resources, in support of the Cardiff University Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning (PCUTL) course. These resources are available for anyone to use. Find them by searching LibrarySearch for the tags ‘equality and diversity’ or ‘PCUTL’: just go to http://librarysearch.cf.ac.uk/ and click ‘Tags’ at the Read moreabout New Equality and Diversity / PCUTL resources in the libraries


Extra study spaces in Main Building

Posted on May 13, 2014 by Matthew Harvey

Looking for a bit of peace and quiet? We’re sorry about the noise from building works near the Science Library. We’ve made available some extra study spaces in the Main Building, from now until Sunday 8th June 2014 inclusive: Mondays,        8am until 10pm,         Room LT 1.25 Tuesdays,        8am until 10pm,         Room Read moreabout Extra study spaces in Main Building


Noise Awareness in the Libraries

Posted on April 29, 2014 by Rob Sell

A noise awareness campaign is running in the University Libraries from Monday 28th April. Coinciding with the summer exam period, the campaign aims to make all library users aware of the location of silent, quiet, and social areas in the libraries. Noisy neighbours? Send a text Many of the libraries will be launching a text Read moreabout Noise Awareness in the Libraries


77% of Cardiff University students have had their say in The National Student Survey – final days now!

Posted on April 28, 2014 by Matthew Harvey

77% of Cardiff University students have now made their mark in The National Student Survey. That’s an amazing boost of 6% since Friday! This time last year, the response rate was 79%: can you help us get it to 80% for the class of 2014? If you haven’t had your say yet, you could make Read moreabout 77% of Cardiff University students have had their say in The National Student Survey – final days now!