Monthly Archives: February 2012

Library marketing awards awarded!

The Welsh Libraries Marketing Innovation Awards 2012 have now been awarded to six happy library services. The awards are organised by the marketing project team as part of the all-Wales library programme.  Fifteen entries were received in total: ten in … Continue reading

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Libraries Inspire delivery plan 2012-13

Libraries Inspire is the new strategy for libraries in Wales and will run from 2012-16. The strategy document sets out the broad areas of activities, but each year a more detailed delivery plan will be published which outlines specific actions … Continue reading

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Bursaries to improve your library skills

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 important aspect of the Libraries Inspire strategy … Continue reading

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Technologies to watch out for

I find it very hard to picture the future where issues of technology are concerned, but thankfully the good folk at JISC have produced a brief summary of some of the technologies to look out for in the next 1 … Continue reading

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What online subscriptions is CyMAL funding?

I know it can sometimes be confusing knowing what CyMAL is funding, what the current situation is with different subscriptions etc, so here’s an update on the online subscriptions that are funded through the Welsh Government’s libraries’ programme. Newspapers – … Continue reading

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