Monthly Archives: March 2012

What libraries in Wales will be doing in 2012-13

The Libraries Inspire strategy for Welsh libraries begins in April 2012. We (CyMAL) have produced a Delivery Plan for 2012-13 which outlines the key activities for each strand of work so you can see what libraries will be doing in … Continue reading

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A digital promise for public libraries

Back in January (yes, I know, I’m behind the times), the Society of Chief Librarians announced what digital services public libraries should provide as a minimum, and what they should be aiming to offer in the future, in the form of … Continue reading

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E-books in public libraries mini update

A brief update on the current position of e-books in public libraries in Wales. The pilot with 14 local authorities is going well, and if you haven’t been to their website, click here. A few weeks ago, the Welsh Books … Continue reading

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A new life for Cat Cymru

Some of you may have heard that Cat Cymru is going to be changing soon. Cat Cymru is the Welsh libraries’ online catalogue and is accessed via the library portal. It’s always had the ‘beta’ tag attached to it and … Continue reading

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