“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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Additional journal titles now available!

Posted on 17 March 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
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eBook Week

Posted on 6 March 2014 by Matt Harvey

Cardiff University Libraries are celebrating eBook Week, from World Book Day on Thursday 6th March, until Wednesday 12th March. eBook Week coincides with the launch of our new eBooks on Demand service, which allows Cardiff University users to rent 25,000 new eBooks free of charge. If an eBook is rented enough times, we’ll buy a
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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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SCOLAR materials available by prior appointment this summer

Posted on 13 June 2013 by Matt Harvey

Special Collections & Archives (SCOLAR), will be available by prior appointment only, while undergoing refurbishment during Summer 2013.  Contact keelanP@Cardiff.ac.uk. From Monday 10th June, SCOLAR materials will be available by prior appointment only for the summer vacation, while we install new compact shelving to greatly increase capacity for the collections. Please contact Peter Keelan at KeelanP@cardiff.ac.uk with
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