eLibrary

“You said, we did” – eBook Week Feedback

Posted on 21 May 2014 by Rob S

In March this year, the University Library Service held an eBook Week event to raise awareness of, and invite feedback about, eBooks. During eBook Week, we heard views from more than 750 students from across the University, with ideas of how we can improve the eBooks service, where we can do more to promote eBooks,
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EBooks on Demand

Posted on 28 February 2014 by Matt 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,
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Trial access to the Research Methods database from Sage until March 16

Posted on 11 February 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;
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Open Access titles available on the elibrary

Posted on 3 May 2012 by Gillian McDonald

The University has a large collection of open access books and journals available to everyone via the elibrary.  The Directory of Open Access Journals – DOAJ – alone has around 7500 journals, covering a wide range of subjects and accessible on and off campus.  Other free journal collections include Versita, European Union Publications, Biomed Central and
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Llyfrau o’r Gorffennol / Books from the Past

Posted on 1 February 2012 by Gillian McDonald

Cardiff University now has, via the elibrary.cf.ac.uk, free online access to Books from the Past.  This is a collection of books of national cultural interest which have long been out of print and are unlikely to be reprinted by traditional means.  The texts are available in two forms – images of the original book pages, together
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