Rob S

Rob S

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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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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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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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*New* Library Book Bags

Posted on 13 April 2016 by Rob S

These new Cardiff University library book bags are now on sale in your library. They are heavyweight and waterproof and are available for a bargain price of £2.50! Enquire at your nearest library help desk.
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*National Libraries Day 2016*, Meet the Team – Erica

Posted on 4 February 2016 by Rob S

Name and job title Erica – Subject Librarian Before I worked in the library I… worked in some other libraries!  My longest stint before Cardiff was as a graduate trainee and then a library assistant at Glasgow University Library.  However, my first ever paid job was as a picture research assistant at a picture agency
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*National Libraries Day 2016*, Meet the Team – Helen

Posted on 3 February 2016 by Rob S

Name and job title Helen Staffer – Library Customer Services Manager Job description in a nutshell As Customer Service Manager I look after teams in six libraries on the Cathays Campus: Aberconway, ASSL, Bute & Architecture, Music, Senghennydd & Trevithick. My colleagues run the help desks in these sites and are on hand to help
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*National Libraries Day 2016*, Meet the Team – Rob

Posted on 2 February 2016 by Rob S

Name and job title Rob – Senior Library Assistant and IT Support for the Bute & Architecture Libraries Job description in a nutshell As well as general library desk stuff I do IT support for students (and staff!) here. Also doing the social media, the web pages, occasional other designy stuff and tall-person duties (changing
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