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…


New Open Access publishing decision chart

Posted on June 5, 2014 by Lynn Goodhew

If you would like to know more about Open Access (OA), the Open Access Team have created an interactive Decision Chart to help researchers identify the OA options and requirements for their publications. The pie chart, available via https://ilrb.cf.ac.uk/openaccesschart, will guide authors through the steps to making their research available via Open Access. Additional information can Read moreabout New Open Access publishing decision chart


Trial to Essential Science Indicators and new Journal Citation Reports platform until September 30

Posted on May 27, 2014 by Lynn Goodhew

Thomson Reuters’ database for citation analysis, Essential Science Indicators, and the new platform for Journal Citation Reports are on free trial until the end of September. Features of Essential Science Indicators include: facility to benchmark an institution’s research activities, more easily comparing individuals, institutions, and publications; pinpointing of emerging trends and influential researchers; indicators based Read moreabout Trial to Essential Science Indicators and new Journal Citation Reports platform until September 30


Additional journal titles now available!

Posted on March 17, 2014 by Lynn Goodhew

The Library has recently invested in a range of new journal packages to help support the work of the University’s students, staff and researchers. Alongside the University of Chicago Press there are new titles from: Brill – 208 titles Duke University Press – 42 titles University of California Press – 40 titles Institute of Physics Read moreabout Additional journal titles now available!


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


Seven Elsevier Journals Moved From Subscription Access to Open Access

Posted on January 17, 2014 by Lynn Goodhew

From January 1st 2014 the STM publisher Elsevier has moved seven of its established journal titles to the gold Open Access (OA) publishing model. The titles are: Physics Letters B Nuclear Physics B Stem Cell Research The International Journal of Infectious Diseases Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Epidemics EJC Supplements Physics Letters B and Nuclear Physics B have Read moreabout Seven Elsevier Journals Moved From Subscription Access to Open Access



Free access to additional resources on the Web of Knowledge Service until August 31

Posted on June 25, 2013 by Lindsay Roberts

Thomson Reuters is currently offering the University free access to all the resources on the Web of Knowledge Service until August 31, 2013. In addition to our normal subscriptions we now have access to the: Book Citation Index Indexes nearly 50,000 books and 1 million chapters from over 100 publishers linked to related journal articles Read moreabout Free access to additional resources on the Web of Knowledge Service until August 31