Information Services News 2008
Eileen Brandreth has been appointed as Cardiff University's first Director of University Information Technology (IT), taking up the post on the 1st December.
From 8th December 2008, the remaining student and staff users of the Pegasus/Squirrel email system were automatically migrated to CardiffMail.
We've transformed our web pages dedicated to helping researchers with their library, IT and media resources requirements.
... with the wireless network. The Cardiff University Wireless Network is available free to staff and students across Cathays campus and in signed hotspots on Heath campus.
The Information Services Handbook introduces you to our key services and the brand new Quick Guide gives you the essentials to get you started with library, IT and Media Resources services - all in a handy credit-card size!
Information Services welcomes back health care professionals from the University of Sierra Leone to discuss progress on improving access to health information for care workers and rural communities there.
Special Collections and Archives (SCOLAR) is staging an exhibition from its historical collections relating to the National Eisteddfod of Wales.
Get up to speed with plans for the future of our libraries with this new visual overview.
Cardiff University hosts a prestigious national JISC conference on sustainable IT.
Cathie Jackson, Senior Consultant - Information Literacy has been presented with the Wallace Breem Memorial Award for an outstanding contribution to law librarianship by the British & Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL).
Making the impossible possible - new supercomputer will open up new dimensions in research.
'Avoiding the University of Google' QUILT Seminar, Friday 23rd May
The inaugural Cardiff University Architecture Library Prize has been won by undergraduate student Michael Potter.
The University Library Service has purchased 553 new eBooks bringing our total collection to around 2400!
Do you know how to use Google Sketchup? Do you have some free time? Then you could help the University win a Google competition and win yourself a prize!
Nigel Morgan, Biosciences Subject Librarian in Information Services, has won the Information Literacy Practitioner of the Year Award.
Developments in the Library Review are gathering pace and you can now keep up to date with what’s happening at the new Library Review web site - and read the Phase 2 report.
Earlier this year, Nigel Morgan, Biosciences Subject Librarian, presented at the American Library Association's (ALA) conference in Philadelphia.
February 4th - 8th was IT Safety Week at Cardiff University - find out how it went! And get information on how to protect your personal information when you're online.
Information Services' new electronic information service European Sources Online was formally launched at the South Wales Europe Direct Information Service (SWEDIC) on the 31 January 2008.
This Friday, a new 6 part pilot podcast series known as the 'Student Survival Guide to Writing a Good Essay' will be released on a weekly basis on the Information Services and Xpress Radio web sites.
The Information Services Annual Report is published to make the work of INSRV more visible to the whole University Community.
From February 4th the appearance of the Ovid set of databases has changed.
Come along to our advice stand from Monday 4th to Friday 8th February for advice on how to protect yourself online.