On 1 September the Recording Centre for the Blind will be changing its name to the Transcription Centre – to reflect the growing range of work they now cover. The Swansea University Transcription Centre (SUTC) provides transcription services (braille, audio, large print, …

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Library & Information Services at Swansea University has received the Customer Service Excellence Award:   http://www.swan.ac.uk/lis/AboutLis/customerServiceExcellence/ This is the updated version of the Charter Mark, which LIS has held since 2006. LIS is the first department in the University to receive …

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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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Rebecca Davies, currently Head of the Welsh Assembly Government Library & Public Enquiry Service, has been appointed Director of Information Services at Aberystwyth University. A graduate of Aberystwyth University where she studied Librarianship and Education, Rebecca also completed a Postgraduate …

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                                              Mike (centre) pictured with Andrew Prescott and Stuart Lewis at the launch of the Welsh Repository Network.       Early in 1995 the University of Wales Aberystwyth decided to adopt a new approach to the management and delivery …

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Big five Welsh universities form strategic collaboration group On 1 March 2009, Wales’ five major universities announced their intention to act together, combining their strengths and talents to drive forward the knowledge economy in Wales. Together, Aberystwyth, Bangor, Cardiff, Glamorgan …

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