Good news for researchers from RLUK!

Posted on 12/02/2014 by Haley Cheek

RLUK makes it even easier for Cardiff University researchers to use other libraries: and vice-versa! Cardiff University, as a member of Research Libraries UK (RLUK), is one of 34 UK institutions whose researchers can visit each others’ libraries. Researchers can use print collections, borrow under the SCONUL Access scheme where applicable, and use the ‘walk-in’ Read moreabout Good news for researchers from RLUK!



Celebrate Shakespeare @ 450 with Cardiff University Libraries!

Posted on 11/21/2014 by Rob Sell

Cardiff University Libraries mark 450 years since Shakespeare’s birth To celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, our libraries are holding a week long Shakespeare 450 celebration from 1st – 5th December. We will be hosting Shakespeare-themed displays, as well as competitions throughout the week: The Arts and Social Studies Library will be promoting Shakespeare-related Read moreabout Celebrate Shakespeare @ 450 with Cardiff University Libraries!


New eBook collection – Cambridge Books Online

Posted on 11/07/2014 by Stephen Ratcliffe

The library service is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Cambridge Books online collection for this academic year. The collection contains over 25,000 Cambridge University Press and affiliated publisher eBook titles and the content encompasses a broad range of subjects including the humanities, social sciences and STM subjects (scientific, technical and medical). The Read moreabout New eBook collection – Cambridge Books Online


Science Library after refurbishment.

New look libraries for 2014

Posted on 10/22/2014 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 06/25/2014 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…



24 hour opening in ASSL – coming soon…

Posted on 04/22/2014 by Victoria Stallard

For a six week period starting on Monday 28 April, the Arts and Social Studies Building will be open 24/7 (Study Only). Staffed services are available during the following hours: Monday to Friday 08:30 – 21:30 Saturday  10:00 – 17:30 Sunday 12:00 – 21:30 Outside the staffed hours, you’ll need your Cardiff University ID card to access Read moreabout 24 hour opening in ASSL – coming soon…


EBooks on Demand

Posted on 02/28/2014 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 02/11/2014 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