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Information Services news 2010

Cardiff library's success in national awards

09/12/2010

Image of the refurbished Trevithick Library.

The Trevithick Library has been recognised in the SCONUL Library Design Awards.


Vice-Chancellor launches 'Turning the Pages' for Cardiff

02/12/2010

rare books

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.


National Assembly for Wales reception celebrates rare books collection

17/11/2010

rare books

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.


Online genetic collection secured for future generations

05/11/2010

DNA

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.


SURE - 10 years of leading evidence-based research

18/10/2010

SURE logo

The Support Unit for Research Evidence (SURE) is celebrating its 10th year of providing healthcare staff and policy makers with reliable, up-to-date evidence reviews.


Welcoming New Students

07/10/2010

Image of a laptop and books.

Information Services has been working with colleagues throughout the University on this year's enrolment process.


Green IT event promotes more sustainable technology

30/09/2010

CD with reflection of trees.

A recent Information Services green IT event demonstrated how Higher Education and commercial sectors can minimise the environmental impact of their IT services.


'Ask a Librarian live' without leaving your armchair!

28/09/2010

Girl using a laptop in a library.

Information Services is piloting a new instant messaging tool for library users.


New Systematic Review Network launched

21/09/2010

SysNet logo.

SysNet, a new Systematic Review Network for Cardiff University has just been launched.


National information literacy framework to benefit Welsh society

08/09/2010

books

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.


Fframwaith llythrennedd gwybodaeth cenedlaethol er budd cymdeithas Cymru

08/09/2010

books

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.


Historic Welsh ballads online for a new global audience

06/08/2010

Example of a Welsh Ballad

Cardiff University and the National Library of Wales have launched 4,000 early Welsh ballads via the Welsh Ballads website.


Baledi hanesyddol Cymru ar-lein i gynulleidfa byd eang

06/08/2010

Example of a Welsh Ballad

Gwelir 4,000 o faledi o'r 18fed a'r 19eg ganrif ar wefan a grewyd gan Brifysgol Caerdydd a Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru.


INSRV home for new information literacy project

20/07/2010

Image of Joy Head, Information Literacy Development Officer for Wales.

Find out more about the new project to establish a national Welsh framework for information literacy.


Information Services assists in international event

01/07/2010

People communicating through a laptop

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. 


Romanians visit INSRV's European Documentation Centre

30/06/2010

European flags.

INSRV's European Documentation Centre (EDC) played host to 20 visiting librarians and academics, who work in the twelve EDCs in Romania.


'Working Better Together' at new IT conference

23/06/2010

Girl using laptop

A new conference for the University's Distributed IT Support staff was a great success.


Optometry collection on the move

22/06/2010

books and glasses

All books and journals relating to Optometry and Vision Sciences will be re-located from the Bute Library to the Law Library.


Arts and Social Studies Library refurbishment extended

01/06/2010

The Arts and Social Studies Library eLounge

Find out about the further refurbishments taking place in the Arts and Social Studies Library over the Summer. 


Successful quiz celebrating Europe Day

21/05/2010

European flags.

Cardiff's European Documentation Centre (EDC) celebrated Europe Day this year by holding a Europe-themed quiz.


Welsh rare books arrive in SCOLAR

18/05/2010

books

The University's Special Collections and Archives has taken delivery of a collection of 14,000 Welsh rare and antiquarian books.


New vending machines in Julian Hodge Building

23/04/2010

Finger typing on keyboard.

24-hour beverage vending machines are now available in the Julian Hodge Building.


INSRV libraries open for longer

15/04/2010

The Arts and Social Studies Library eLounge

A number of Information Services libraries will be extending their opening hours from Sunday 18th April.


I-Wire on the web

23/03/2010

CD Rom

Take a look at the new web pages about the University's I-Wire project for latest news, information and contact details.


Thousands of rare books to stay in Wales

05/03/2010

books

A large collection of Welsh rare books is to remain in Wales, thanks to a joint initiative between a number of key Welsh institutions.


Cardiff's libraries welcome international visitors

26/02/2010

Erasmus logo

Information Services recently welcomed a number of librarians from across Europe to take part in a five-day training programme.


Cardiff takes the lead in national green IT pilot study

05/02/2010

Sustainability image.

Information Services has been awarded funding to carry out a pilot study into more sustainable data storage.


Promoting research enablement at National IT Research Liaison Conference

29/01/2010

Girl using laptop

Read more about Information Services' role in the recent UCISA National ICT Research Liaison Conference.


Information Services Annual Report 2010

25/01/2010

Information Services Annual Report 2010 front cover

The Information Services Annual Report 2010 is now available.


New library at University Hospital Llandough

18/01/2010

New library at University Hospital Llandough

A new purpose-built library has opened at University Hospital Llandough.


Trevithick Library's 'Stiwdio Halcrow Studio' launched

18/01/2010

Halcrow launch at Trevithick Library.

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