Information Services news 2010
The Trevithick Library has been recognised in the SCONUL Library Design Awards.
New technology designed to allow users to virtually 'turn' the pages of digitised books has been unveiled in Cardiff by the University's Vice-Chancellor.
A reception to mark the transfer of an important collection of 14,000 rare books to the University's Special Collections and Archives section (SCOLAR) was held recently at Cardiff's National Assembly Senedd Building.
The pioneering work of some of the twentieth century's leading experts in human and medical genetics has been be secured for future generations as part of a unique online archive collection.
Information Services has been working with colleagues throughout the University on this year's enrolment process.
A recent Information Services green IT event demonstrated how Higher Education and commercial sectors can minimise the environmental impact of their IT services.
Information Services is piloting a new instant messaging tool for library users.
SysNet, a new Systematic Review Network for Cardiff University has just been launched.
An all-Wales information literacy project launched today aims to ensure that Wales receives the social, economic and educational benefits of a fully information literate population.
Lansiwyd prosiect llythrennedd gwybodaeth Cymru gyfan heddiw gyda'r nod o sicrhau bod Cymru'n elwa ar fanteision cymdeithasol, economaidd ac addysgol poblogaeth sydd â sgiliau llythrennedd gwybodaeth cynhwysfawr.
Cardiff University and the National Library of Wales have launched 4,000 early Welsh ballads via the Welsh Ballads website.
Gwelir 4,000 o faledi o'r 18fed a'r 19eg ganrif ar wefan a grewyd gan Brifysgol Caerdydd a Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru.
Find out more about the new project to establish a national Welsh framework for information literacy.
Information Services staff responsible for the video conference facility in Heath Park were recently asked for help in hosting the LION (Live International Otorlaryngology Network) live surgical broadcast.
INSRV's European Documentation Centre (EDC) played host to 20 visiting librarians and academics, who work in the twelve EDCs in Romania.
A new conference for the University's Distributed IT Support staff was a great success.
All books and journals relating to Optometry and Vision Sciences will be re-located from the Bute Library to the Law Library.
Find out about the further refurbishments taking place in the Arts and Social Studies Library over the Summer.
Cardiff's European Documentation Centre (EDC) celebrated Europe Day this year by holding a Europe-themed quiz.
The University's Special Collections and Archives has taken delivery of a collection of 14,000 Welsh rare and antiquarian books.
24-hour beverage vending machines are now available in the Julian Hodge Building.
A number of Information Services libraries will be extending their opening hours from Sunday 18th April.
Take a look at the new web pages about the University's I-Wire project for latest news, information and contact details.
A large collection of Welsh rare books is to remain in Wales, thanks to a joint initiative between a number of key Welsh institutions.
Information Services recently welcomed a number of librarians from across Europe to take part in a five-day training programme.
Information Services has been awarded funding to carry out a pilot study into more sustainable data storage.
Read more about Information Services' role in the recent UCISA National ICT Research Liaison Conference.
The Information Services Annual Report 2010 is now available.
A new purpose-built library has opened at University Hospital Llandough.
Trevithick Library recently celebrated the opening of its new 'Stiwdio Halcrow Studio'.
For further information about any of these stories, please contact insrvCommunications@cardiff.ac.uk