Music Library

Induction Innovations at the Music Library

Posted on 30 September 2014 by Charity Dove

This year the Music Library adopted a number of good practice examples for their annual Library & IT Induction. From Scott Stone (a Performing Arts Research Librarian in California) came the idea to provide context for key library skills by giving a live recital. From Subject Librarians in the Cardiff University College of Biomedical and Life
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National Libraries Day 2014

Posted on 6 February 2014 by Matt Harvey

Saturday 8th February is National Libraries Day! It’s a great opportunity to connect with your libraries. Why not get along to a library you’ve never used before? Or try using a library service that’s new to you? It’s also a perfect day to make the most of your local public library. If you’re in a
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National Music Library Day

Posted on 3 February 2014 by Lindsay Roberts

The first ever National Music Library Day will take place on Saturday 8 February to coincide with National Libraries Day. In celebration on this special occasion, The Music Library at Aberdare Hall will be running a display of ‘Staff Picks & Pick of the Staff’ during its opening hours Thursday the 6th – Saturday the 8th. This mini exhibition
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Music Library True Stories No.3

Posted on 23 May 2012 by Charity Dove

What’s more awesome than 60 music librarians from across all library sectors of Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales coming together for a weekend conference and confab? When they all meet in Cardiff, of course! The weekend after Easter saw the City and University teeming with information professionals keen to trade tips and stories on getting
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Music Library TRUE STORIES No.3

Posted on 28 June 2011 by Charity Dove

According to my hayfever, summer is well and truly upon us. In the Library, summers are periods of transition and frenzied projects, desperately juggling the end-of-year tasks with preparations for the year ahead. To help grapple with our overbooked diaries, we here at the Music Library love to play host to library student interns. It’s
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Music Library TRUE STORIES No. 2

Posted on 21 December 2010 by Charity Dove

The other month as I was listening to recordings of African drums during candidate presentations for a new School of Music academic position, my mind wandered to my old friend, Neville, and with sadness, I finally acknowledged to myself that he was indeed gone for good. I first met Neville in my second month here
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Music Library TRUE STORIES No.1

Posted on 9 September 2010 by Lucy Collins

A few weeks ago, we got a frantic call from one of our students whose suitcase (containing several library books due the next day) was stolen off the train. We commiserated and reassured the student, and then we renewed the books. (On a side note, I’d just like to say that I’m with David Mitchell
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