Tag: Swansea University

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

I hope you don’t mind but as it has been such an uncharacteristically fantastic end to a week, I thought I might share some of the happenings… What do a statistician, an artist, three poets and a ‘colloquy’ of historians

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Using archives and special collections in teaching at Swansea University

With thanks to Elisabeth Bennett, Ian Glen, Chris Hall and Sian Williams, ISS, Swansea University for this guest posting. We have just come to the end of a busy term with ‘Practice of History’ students. ‘The Practice of History’ is

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Presentations from the Repository and Research Support Seminar, Swansea University July 21st 2014

Swansea University Library recently organized a highly informative seminar day for WHELF on repositories and supporting research. The event covered a wide range of topics from the Welsh Repository Network and the WW1 project, to REF, bibliometrics, ORCID and the

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Swansea University Bay Library – watch the red circle

Swansea University’s Bay Library will be opening in summer 2015. Keep an eye on the Red Circle… Further information on the Science and Innovation Campus can be found on the Campus Development Programme website  The Library will include facilities to support Engineering, Business

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Congratulations to Steve Williams – SCONUL Board

Congratulations to Steve Williams, Deputy Director, Information Services and Systems, Swansea University. Steve was elected to the SCONUL Board at the recent AGM in Dublin. http://www.sconul.ac.uk/news/results-of-election-to-sconul-board

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Swansea University’s new Science and Innovation Campus

Wales Online reported last month that planning permission for the first phase of Swansea University’s £250m new Science and Innovation Campus had been granted: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/education-news/2012/12/05/planning-permission-granted-for-university-s-new-250m-campus-91466-32366722/ The Evening Post also reported the story: http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Swansea-University-s-science-innovation-campus/story-17512565-detail/story.html

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Richard Burton diaries – Swansea University

Huge publicity for Swansea University over the last two weeks with the publication of Richard Burton’s private diaries. Professor Chris Williams, who edited The Richard Burton Diaries, and who spoke about them at the launch events in the USA, said: “Richard

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The Milne Collection – An American Civil War Library

The Milne Collection is one of Swansea University Library’s foremost resources for students, staff and visiting researchers and is available on a reference basis for research and scholarship. The collection of approximately 2,500 books was gifted in 2010 to the

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Sir Alex admires Swansea University’s archive of American Civil War Books

Sir Alex Ferguson took time out of his busy schedule to visit Swansea University to see its extensive collection of over 3,000 books about the American Civil War, generously donated to the American Studies programme by a private collector, Alan Milne.

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Welsh universities in the news

BBC Wales: After scandal, what happens now to University of Wales?  27 October 2011 – Follow related stories links. Wales Online: Hefcw are pushing an open door in asking Swansea University to work more with Cardiff 27 October 2011 – Follow

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