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Month: May 2015

Access and learning for all: University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire in the 1880s (Part 1)

Access and learning for all: University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire in the 1880s (Part 1)

Posted on 28 May 2015 by Judith Dray

Old college building on Newport Road “Nerth gwlad ei gwybodaeth – A nation's strength is in its learning” In 1882 the first draft of proposals for the planned University College […]

Could better Records Management have saved the clones? Orphan Black, inadequate archivists and the 5¼” floppy disk dilemma

Posted on 14 May 2015 by Judith Dray

By Siân Collins WARNING: SPOILERS FOR SERIES 2, EPISODES 1-8 OF ORPHAN BLACK!! I am currently catching up with the second series of Orphan Black. Although I’m enjoying the story […]

Ever wondered about why some lecture theatres have particular names?

Ever wondered about why some lecture theatres have particular names?

Posted on 6 May 2015 by Sian Collins

We were asked a few months ago about the meaning behind the names of certain buildings and lecture theatres in Cardiff University. Their names are something that many of us […]