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Others' entitlements

Category Entitlements How to apply Justification needed Further information
Visiting academics

Library:
Level 3

IT: Partial

Sponsor to apply to School Local Computing Representative or Information Services 

Local Computing Representatives

Contact the IT Service Desk

Educational supervisors

Library: 
Level 1

IT: Partial

Contact School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education (Carrie James)Must be current Educational Supervisor in Intrepid databaseContact the Wales Deanery
External examiners

Library: 
Level 1

IT: Partial

Apply to School Local Computing Representative or Information ServicesMust be approved by Registry

Local Computing Representatives

Contact the IT Service Desk

Foundation Programme Directors

Library: 
Level 3

IT: Partial

Apply to Local Computing Representative in PGMDEMust be on approved list held by PGMDE (School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education)Local Computing Representatives
NHS Managers who supervise Cardiff University medical and dental students on placement

Library: 
Level 1

IT: Partial

Applications must be received from the NHS Liaison OfficeApplication must be authorised by Honorary Senior Lecturer from hospital siteNHS Liaison Unit
NHS staff without Cardiff University Honorary Titles or Hon Contacts

Library: 
Level 3

IT: None

Apply in any Cardiff University libraryOnly applies to employees of Cardiff and Vale University LHB and Velindre NHS TrustCardiff University libraries
NHS staff not on Cardiff University courses

Library: 
Level 1

IT: None

Apply in any Cardiff University libraryApplies to NHS staff who are NOT employees of Cardiff and Vale University LHB and Velindre NHS TrustCardiff University libraries
External users requiring access to the Internet ONLY

Library: 
Level 1

IT: Partial

See the Guest Wireless Access web pageMust have a Cardiff University SponsorGuest Wireless Access information
External users requiring access to School Shared Drive

Library: 
Level 1

IT: Partial

Sponsor to contact Information ServicesMust have agreement of School Local Computing RepresentativeContact the IT Service Desk
External users requiring specified, limited IT entitlements

Library: 
Level 1

IT: Partial

Sponsor to contact Information ServicesMust have agreement of School Local Computing RepresentativeContact the IT Service Desk
Contractors

Library: 
Level 1

IT: Partial

Sponsor to contact Information ServicesAccess granted on an individual basisContact the IT Service Desk
Demonstrators (who are not Cardiff University staff)

Library: 
Level 1

IT: None

Sponsor to contact Information ServicesAccess granted on an individual basisContact the IT Service Desk
Fellows of the University

Library: 
Level 3

IT: Partial

Governance and Compliance to apply to Information ServicesGovernance and Compliance must give authorisationEmail: Committees@cardiff.ac.uk
Lay members of Court and Council

Library: 
Level 3

IT: Partial

Governance and Compliance to apply to Information ServicesGovernance and Compliance must give authorisationEmail: Committees@cardiff.ac.uk
Honorary Degree Holders

Library: 
Level 1

IT: None

Apply in any Cardiff University libraryNo IT entitlement 
Library - Personal Community Members

Library: 
Level 2

IT: None 

Apply in any Cardiff University library Visiting and joining us
Members of the public - for photocopying

Library: 
Level 1

IT: None

Apply in any Cardiff University libraryCash payment onlyVisiting and joining us

 


 

Definitions / key to entitlements

 

Library Entitlements

Level 1 - members of the public

  • General public entry is allowed up to 9.30pm under normal circumstances, unless specific site restrictions apply;
  • Reference access to print, and non-digital materials only;
  • Access some digital materials via defined terminals under 'walk-in' user rights;
  • Simple enquiry and orientation;
  • Use of photocopiers (charges apply).

Level 2 - Associate 2 and 6


Alumni, Cardiff Libraries in Cooperation, Dental Technician Students (Cardiff Metropolitan and Cardiff and Vale UHB combined course), Honorary Title Holders, Mutual Students (Cardiff Metropolitan University, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama), NHS Wales (non-Cardiff and Vale UHB / Velindre NHS Trust), NHS Wales training grade Doctors and Dentists (non-Cardiff and Vale UHB / Velindre NHS Trust), Personal Membership, Pre-sessional Students, SCONUL (A, B, C), Welsh for Adults.


  • Services of level 1, plus:
  • Borrowing (levels as defined in schedule 1);
  • Reservations;
  • Use of Inter-Library Loans service (available for Personal Members and Alumni only - charges apply).

Level 3 - Staff and Students


Cardiff University staff and students, Cardiff and Vale UHB and Velindre NHS Trust staff, LEARN.


  • Services of level 1 and 2, plus:
  • Borrowing (levels as defined in schedule 1);
  • Extended enquiries;
  • Use of subscribed electronic journals and books (for licensing reasons, NHS Wales staff can only access electronic journals and books via defined terminals under 'walk-in' user access rights);
  • Use of networked computers and wireless network (available to Cardiff University members only);
  • Use of the Inter-Library Loans service (charges may apply);
  • Access to Information Literacy, and Information Skills training offered by Information Services;
  • Staff and students who have an illness, disability, or specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia may be entitled to extended loans. 

IT Entitlements

Full - Full service to support academic and administrative / managerial activities, including access to the University Library e-resources.

Partial - Tailored service with facilities and access defined, and registration procedures defined separately. 

None - No IT entitlement.