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From Dylan Thomas Day to CILIP Cymru Wales #CILIPW15: why Thursdays can be great! Read More »

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From RCUK: Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today, 17 July 2014, launched the call for evidence for the 2014 review of the implementation of the RCUK policy on Open Access. The independent review focuses on implementation of the RCUK Open Access …

RCUK launches call for evidence in Open Access Review Read More »

To book your place at this event, please email Rebecca r.kelleher@swansea.ac.uk  Please note that some places are still available. Programme: Time Topic Speaker 9:30-10:00 Arrival/ tea and coffee   10:00-10:15 Welcome and introduction to the day Steve Williams, Swansea University …

Repository and Research Support seminar, Swansea University 21st July 2014 Read More »

Dear Friends and Colleagues Many of you will have heard by now the devastating news that the Glasgow School of Art’s iconic Mackintosh Library, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh between 1897-1909, has been lost in fire. The Library and all of …

Glasgow School of Art: Fire Damage Fund Read More »

Congratulations to Peter Keelan of Cardiff University on being named last week as the Welsh Librarian of the Year at the CILIP Cymru Wales annual conference. Again this year, there were excellent stories to be told about all the nominees …

Peter Keelan: Welsh Librarian of the Year! Read More »

CILIP Cymru Wales are pleased to announce the shortlist of nominees for The CILIP Cymru Wales Welsh Librarian of the Year Award 2014  Susan J. Thomas, Public Health Wales – Health Promotion Library, Cardiff Sian Williams, Librarian, South Wales Miners’ Library, Swansea University Peter Keelan, Head of …

Welsh Librarian of the Year 2014: the shortlist Read More »

Swansea University, the South Wales Miners’ Library and the Richard Burton Archives were pleased to welcome Lord Hennessy, Lord Aberdare, Hywel Francis MP, Chris Evans MP and guests on Friday 9th May. After an afternoon visiting and inspecting collections held …

Lord Hennessy visit to the South Wales Miners’ Library and Richard Burton Archives Read More »

Following the ‘hyperlinks do not infringe copyright‘ case at the CJEU, and bearing in mind the US ruling on Google books last year, the CJEU has now been asked to contemplate the library’s use of scanned material. This one could …

Another interesting CJEU case to follow Read More »

As part of the National Library Day celebrations and in keeping with the Love my  Library theme Swansea University library this year sought to once again gather feedback from students and staff across the university. More… There was a roadshow …

Love your Library day at Swansea University Read More »

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Library are launching a two-year research project which will explore the future of the academic books in the context of open access publishing and continuing digital change. The project will …

AHRC/BL funding call: Future of the Academic Book Read More »

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