Information Services news 2012
A new Cochrane review has examined the benefits of partnership working between local government and local health agencies.
Universities across Spain are using a handbook designed in Cardiff University to support information literacy teachers in acquiring the necessary skills for delivering engaging and effective sessions.
At a recent event to celebrate the role of local companies in sponsoring the refurbishment of the Trevithick Library, the library welcomed back one of its alumni and a generous supporter, Captain Kenneth Nelson.
As part of Information Services' support of the University's Sustainability Week 2012, the Directorate is launching a new 'hints and tips' web page to promote more sustainable methods of printing.
Information Services has been working with colleagues throughout the University to ensure the smooth running of this year's enrolment process.
To mark Halloween, the University libraries will be holding a 'Don’t be afraid of the web' day on Wednesday 31st October.
New forms, enabling users to request that the library considers purchasing books and journals not currently in stock, have been launched on the Information Services website.
One of Special Collections and Archives' images was beamed onto the University's Main Building in a project from the Welsh School of Architecture and the University's PR team.
A new strategy to further develop information and digital literacies in the University has just been launched.
Many of the open access PCs in the libraries and Information Services-run open access rooms are being updated to use the Windows 7 operating system.
The University's Special Collections and Archives (SCOLAR) unit has discovered a famous 17th century volume, 'Micrographia', amongst the Cardiff Rare Books collection.
Information Services has triumphed in this year's Cardiff Cycle Challenge, winning the prize in the category for organisations with 500 or more members of staff.
Information Services has launched LibrarySearch, a new single starting point for searching and accessing the University's information resources.
Information Services has launched a new IT Status Page to provide the University community with access to accurate and timely information about the availability and status of University IT services.
The impact of systematic reviews on healthcare research and practice was highlighted during the first annual SysNet conference at Cardiff University.
The University will be providing extra study spaces at selected times throughout the summer exam period...
Janet Peters, Director of University Libraries, has been elected Chair of the Board of RLUK (Research Libraries UK).
The new home of Cardiff's European Documentation Centre (EDC) has been officially opened in the Aberconway Guest Study Centre.
A new tool, launched by Cardiff University's Information Services Directorate and JISC, enables education institutions to assess the popularity and use of e-resources to ensure they continue to deliver value for money.
Some of the Special Collections and Archives (SCOLAR) collections on World War One in Wales are to be made available online in a project led by the National Library of Wales.
New funding will allow Cardiff University to make substantial collections of unique manuscript and printed music from the 18th and 19th centuries available to a wider scholarly audience.
Unwanted furniture from the refurbishment of the Guest building is being reused by Cantonian High School in Cardiff.