Category Archives: Information Librarian

Museum of Social Media

Did you know that Wiley-Blackwell has created a Museum of Social Media? The exhibits in this virtual museum allow you to learn about the rise of social media, find out about the latest books (please let your Information Librarian know … Continue reading

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My Everest Base Camp Trek

I would like to take this opportunity to thank my University of South Wales (formerly Glamorgan) colleagues for sponsoring me on my recent trek in Nepal (22 April-11 May 2012).  At the last count, £23,572.34 has been raised by Welsh … Continue reading

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Subject Guides: helping you to find quality information

Updated: March 19, 2015 Designed by the university’s Information Librarians, our online LibGuides are designed to help University of South Wales students in using an academic library and finding quality information for their university work. Each guide includes contact details for their Information … Continue reading

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An update from the (not so) new Business Librarian

I have just completed my first 12 months in post as the Information Librarian responsible for providing library & information services to Glamorgan Business School (see Business information – past & present).  The following is a review of progress so far regarding LRC support … Continue reading

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23 Things for Professional Development

After graduating with a BA (Hons) Library & Information Science, more years ago than I care to think about, I quickly realised that I couldn’t use what I had learned at university for the rest of my working life.  Professional development is … Continue reading

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Business information – past & present

This blog post first appeared in the following publication: Harrison, E. (2011) ‘From tradition to technology: the changing face of the Business School Librarian’,  Connect: news and updates from Library, Media & IT Services, Summer 2011, pp. 6-7 [Online]. Available at: (Accessed: 3 … Continue reading

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Spotlight on… Leisure Tourism Database

Last week I received a visit from CABI, who kindly provided me with a ‘train the trainer’ session about Leisure Tourism Database.  Sessions like these are invaluable for being able to quickly understand the full scope and functionality of databases that the university subscribes to.  I … Continue reading

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Welcome to Business Information Plus

My name is Emma Harrison and my blog is primarily designed to support students and staff at Glamorgan Business School.  My aims are to provide guidance on the comprehensive range of business and management resources available, and also to maximise their use. The type of content … Continue reading

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