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Welsh Information Literacy Project conference

A conference to mark the conclusion of the Welsh Information Literacy Project will take place at Glyndwr University, Wrexham on Thursday 26 March.  The event is free but places are limited and need to be booked in advance by emailing

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Libraries: “vital role” in Wales says review

An excellent summary by Alyson Tyler, of the recently published review of Welsh public libraries.

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Cardiff Metropolitan University Library wins CyMAL Marketing Innovation Award

Cardiff Metropolitan University Library Services have scooped a national award in the Welsh Libraries and Archives Marketing Innovation Awards 2014 – receiving a trophy and £500 prize for the promotion of their ‘I love DocDel’ initiative, part of the Document

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Latest edition of CyMAL magazine now available

Featuring news and articles from the museum, archive and library sector in Wales, the CyMAL magazine is published twice a year. In this issue you will find the following articles: Transforming children’s lives Discovering, contributing and sharing: the People’s Collection

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Bursaries to improve your library skills

Thanks to Alyson Tyler for this notification. As in previous years, CyMAL is providing a variety of grants to librarians in Wales to help improve the skills, qualifications and confidence of the library workforce in Wales. Workforce development is an

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Libraries Inspire Delivery Plan for 2012-13

The Libraries Inspire Delivery Plan for 2012-13 is now available. The Delivery Plan outlines specific actions and targets relating to deliver the priorities in each section of Libraries Inspire. It is a dynamic document and will be revised to reflect

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2012-13 CyMAL grant schemes open

The CyMAL grant paperwork is now available and the schemes are open for applications from libraries (and museums and archives) in Wales for 2012-13 projects. Libraries in Wales can apply for grants in a range of priority areas within the

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Libraries Inspire

Libraries Inspire: The strategic development framework for Welsh libraries 2012-16 Libraries Inspire outlines CyMAL’s plans to work in partnership with the library in sector in Wales. Public, educational, and workplace libraries, are at the heart of their communities. The very

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From Alyson Tyler: “The long-running libary portal in Wales (librarywales.org) has had a big revamp, redesign, refresh. It’s now a lovely blue colour, has user-friendly wording (e.g. ‘find a book’ rather than Cat Cymru) and also features book reviews for

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Libraries Inspire

The official launch of CyMAL’s new strategy is 7th November in Treorchy library, Rhondda Cynon Taf, with the Minister for Housing, Regeneration and Heritage.  There will be an online version of the strategy on the CyMAL website shortly. Alyson Tyler

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