Category Archives: MALD

New web page links for MALD

Following website restructuring MALD’s web page addresses changed in December to this link for the main page. You can find specific pages from the main page, or some you may want to go to directly are: Libraries – main page. … Continue reading

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Mini round up of news from Welsh libraries

Despite my recent silence on social media, particularly lack of blog posts, there has been lots going on in Welsh libraries, and today’s blog post only highlights some of the recent items. Yesterday (31st March 2016), Ken Skates AM, Deputy … Continue reading

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It’s January, it’s time to enter the library marketing excellence awards for Wales

The following comes from the Audience Development Team, who are looking for the best library marketing activities in Wales from 2015: “Has your service attracted new audiences, done a great marketing activity on a shoestring or used some grant funding … Continue reading

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Scoping future options for public libraries in Wales

The Expert Review of public libraries in Wales outlined 11 recommendations, one of which was to review future models of service delivery and to look at regional and national options (recommendation 10). The Scoping a new public library service for … Continue reading

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Supplier for all-Wales public library LMS just announced

The supplier for the new shared LMS for public library services in Wales has just been announced. The single-supplier framework contract has been awarded to SirsiDynix. This piece of work, led by my colleagues in partnership with public library services … Continue reading

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Cardiff Central Library goes digi-tastic!

Here’s a guest post on the new digital floor at Cardiff Central library, from my colleague Jemma Francis. There was a buzz in Cardiff city centre last Thursday (30th July 2015) with the re-opening of the revamped Cardiff Central Library. … Continue reading

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New links for MALD information

Following the name change of CyMAL to MALD (Museums, Archives and Libraries Division), the web pages have undergone a revision. Old links no longer work and I will try to update the links on my pages, and perhaps the last … Continue reading

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