Tag: National Library of Wales

Yn dilyn lansiad llwyddiannus yn y Pierhead, Bae Caerydd ar y 13.3.13 mae gwefan Papurau Newydd Cymru Ar-lein bellach yn fyw. http://papuraunewyddcymru.llgc.org.uk/cy/home Following a successful launch on the 13.3.13 at the Pierhead, Cardiff Bay, the Welsh Newspapers Online website is …

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This week we say goodbye to Andrew Green as he retires from the National Library of Wales after more than 14 years as Librarian. Andrew has made a huge contribution to WHELF over the many years he has chaired the group. …

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Following a rigorous appointments process Professor Aled Gruffydd Jones has been identified as the preferred candidate for the position of Chief Executive and Librarian in succession to Andrew Green who will be leaving the Library on 30 March 2013 after …

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The current Librarian, Andrew Green, is retiring in March 2013 after fourteen years in the role. The Library’s Board of Trustees wishes to appoint a successor to continue leading the process of developing the Library and its collections for the …

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Worth a look at the new CyMAL magazine: http://wales.gov.uk/docs/drah/publications/110905cymalmag11en.pdf Major articles from Peter Keelan and Janet Peters on Cardiff Rare Books and Alan Vaughan Hughes on Welsh Newspapers and Journals Online … plus a profile of Lorna Hughes.

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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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What’s the point of a library or a librarian in the digital era? Who needs a physical space for books and archives, and librarians to police their use, when all that material will soon be available to anyone with a …

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Paper delivered at the Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts conference in Belfast on 8 September 2009 by Andrew Green, National Library of Wales. Andrew’s theme is ” what I have termed ‘big digitisation’: the attempt to translate large quantities of …

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The National Library of Wales has made a short film clip about the new North Reading Room: http://www.llgc.org.uk/index.php?id=4037 Don’t forget that their online services and databases are available to HE staff and students anywhere in Wales, and you can register …

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Thursday, 26 November 2009 in the Drwm, National Library of Wales 10.00  Arrival, and tea/coffee 10.30 Welcome and introduction by Andrew Green, Librarian 10.45 The National Library of Wales Education Service (Owen Llewelyn, Senior Education Officer) 11.15  Enquiries at the National …

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