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

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…

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

EBooks on Demand

Posted on February 28, 2014 by Matthew Harvey

What is it? EBooks on Demand is a Cardiff University trial of Patron Driven Acquisition or PDA which will run from Thursday 6th March for a limited period.  This is a method of allowing library users to create a library collection that is relevant to them. Librarians select the range of materials included in Librarysearch, Read moreabout EBooks on Demand

Trial access to the Research Methods database from Sage until March 16

Posted on February 11, 2014 by Lynn Goodhew

The University is currently undertaking a trial of the database Research Methods from Sage until March 16, 2014. Research Methods: includes over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s book, journal and reference content alongside search and discovery tools; allows researchers to explore methods concepts to help design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method; Read moreabout Trial access to the Research Methods database from Sage until March 16

Library Jargon Explained!

Posted on January 10, 2014 by Rob Sell

If you’ve ever been confused or unsure about any of our library terminology we’ve created this video to guide you through it:  

A new look LexisLibrary

Posted on October 22, 2013 by Matthew Davies

LexisLibrary has had a facelift, with the intention of providing a cleaner, more intuitive look and feel for the database. There are no changes to the existing holdings or functionality.  The improvements aim to simplify the database, making it cleaner and less cluttered. A new  LexisLibrary user guide and video tutorial have been produced in order to Read moreabout A new look LexisLibrary

ICLR Online available at Cardiff University

Posted on August 1, 2013 by Matthew Davies

Cardiff University has been provided with access to ICLR Online for a period of 12 months. The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting’s ICLR Online database contains all the case reports published by the ICLR since 1865 including, The Law Reports, Weekly Law Reports, Industrial Case Reports, Business Law Reports, and Public and Third Sector Law Reports. Read moreabout ICLR Online available at Cardiff University