Tag: Cardiff

Among the issues faced by UK universities and colleges, the carbon emissions from their ICT loom large. One cause of the growth in these emissions is demand for computing and in particular the ever-growing demand for data storage and data …

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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. Dr David Grant and Professor Elizabeth Treasure, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, visited Information Services’ Special Collections and Archives (SCOLAR) …

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Library Design Awards show future of provision The £32m David Wilson Library at Leicester University has won the prestigious SCONUL Library Design Award.  Cardiff University has taken the honours in the ‘smaller buildings’ category.  The Award, presented by the Society …

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Historic news once sung on street corners is now being captured online in a virtual resource. 4,000 ballads from 18th and 19th century Wales are launching on a website run by Cardiff University and the National Library of Wales. The …

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Information Services at Cardiff University has become the home for a new project to establish a national Welsh framework for information literacy. Funded by the Welsh Assembly Government’s CyMAL: Museums, Archives and Libraries Wales division as part of its Libraries …

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A collection of 14,000 rare and antiquarian library books, some dating from the late 15th century, are being saved for future generations to enjoy. A joint initiative between Cardiff Council, Cardiff University, the Welsh Assembly Government, and the Higher Education …

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A new website has been launched which reveals the ‘behind the scenes’ activities of the library during Cardiff University’s 125th anniversary year – the ‘Day in the Life’. http://www.cf.ac.uk/insrv/aboutus/dayinthelife/index.html Janet Peters, University Librarian said: “The range and complexity of work …

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UC&R Wales now have a date for the recently postponed AGM: Monday 20th July at 12.00 Seminar rooms 1 and 2, Trevithick Library, Cardiff University. CILIP UC&R members are cordially invited and the AGM is free to attend. The UC&R …

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The redesigned Trevithick Library at Cardiff University has been declared officially open by Honorary Fellow Carol Vorderman. At a special launch event held in the Library on 25 March 2009, speakers included Professor Malcolm Jones, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Estates, and Janet …

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