Tiwtorialau Ar-lein Llyfrgelloedd Prifysgol Abertawe (SWOTs) /Swansea University Libraries Online Tutorials (SWOTs)

Dros yr ychydig fisoedd diwethaf, rydym wedi bod yn creu tiwtorialau ar-lein (SWOTS) i’ch helpu i gael hyd i’ch ffordd o gwmpas ein llyfrgelloedd ac i gael gwybodaeth ddibynadwy ar gyfer eich aseiniadau.  Hyd yma, rydym wedi creu:swot pict

  1. Cyflwyniad i’r Llyfrgell – Mae’r cwrs hwn yn cynnwys awgrymiadau a chyngor ar ddefnyddio Llyfrgell y Brifysgol.
  2. Dod o hyd i Erthyglau mewn Cyfnodolion – Mae’r cwrs hwn yn cynnwys awgrymiadau a chyngor ar ddod o hyd i gyfnodolion i’ch helpu gyda’ch gwaith cwrs.

Mae’r tiwtorialau ar Blackboard, o dan y pennawd: Fy Sefydliadau.  Byddwn yn parhau i greu tiwtorialau ac yn rhoi gwybod i chi pan fyddwn wedi cwblhau’r un nesaf.

Hoffem glywed eich adborth ar ein tiwtorialau yn fawr, felly dywedwch wrthym sut brofiad oedd eu defnyddio. Gallwch gyflwyno’ch adborth drwy’r ddolen isod:

https://goo.gl/forms/9LQJc0d6xBN0MX7s1


Swansea University Libraries Online Tutorials (SWOTs)

Over the last few months, we’ve been creating online tutorials (SWOTS) to help you navigate your way around our libraries and find reliable information for your assignments. So far, we have created:

  1. Introduction to the Library– This course contains tips and advice for using your university library.
  2.  Finding Journal Articles – This course contains tips and advice for finding journals to help you with your coursework.swot pict

You’ll find the tutorials on Blackboard, listed under the heading: ‘My Organisations’. We’re going to keep creating tutorials and will let you know when we’ve completed our next.

We’d love your feedback on our tutorials, so please let us know how you get on. You can submit your feedback  on the link below:

https://goo.gl/forms/9LQJc0d6xBN0MX7s1

 

 

 

 

 

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our students. 

It has been a very busy and rewarding term for your Human and Health, Medicine & Science Librarians. We have been busy ordering new books for courses including Nursing, Osteopathy, Social Work, Paramedics, Midwifery, Psychology. So far this academic year we have delivered:

  • 76 Library classes
  • 411 one-to-one appointments

Covering topics including Referencing Skills, Literature searching and finding official publications and statistics.  If you would like to book a Librarian for extra help please visit our online booking area to make an appointment.  Here is some feedback from students who have used our service:

  • “Very useful session that all students would benefit from”
  • “The appointment was so useful and will make my literature review so much easier”
  • “So glad I attended”
  • “It was really helpful having referencing guidance”

To help students we have launched our SWOTs Online tutorials, which are available via your Blackboard pages.  You can view tutorials on:

  • Introduction to the Library
  • Finding Journals and articles

In the New Year we will also be launching our revamped APA referencing tutorial.

Merry Christmas to you all.

Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd dda i’n holl fyfyrwyr

Mae wedi bod yn tymor brysur i’ch Llyfrgellwyr Gwyddorau Dynol ac Iechyd, Meddygaeth a Gwyddoniaeth.  Rydym wedi bod yn brysur yn archebu llyfrau newydd ar gyfer cyrsiau Nyrsio, Osteopatheg, Gwaith Cymdeithasol, Gwyddor Barafeddygol, Bydwreigiaeth, Seicoleg.  Hefyd hyd yma yn y flwyddyn academaidd hon rydym wedi cwbwlhau:

  • 76 o ddosbarthiadau Llyfrgell
  • 411 apwyntiadau un-i-un

Yn edrych ar bynciau fel Sgiliau Cyfeirnodi, Chwilio am Lenyddiaeth a Sut i ddod o hyd i Ystadegau a Cyhoeddiadau Swyddogol.  Os hoffech gwneud apwyntiad gyda Llyfrgellydd am help ychwanegol ewch i’n wefan.  Dyma esiampl o adborth rydym wedi derbyn gan myfyrwyr sydd wedi defnyddio’r gwasanaeth:

  • “Very useful session that all students would benefit from”
  • “The appointment was so useful and will make my literature review so much easier”
  • “So glad I attended”
  • “It was really helpful having referencing guidance”

I helpu myfyrwyr rydym wedi lawnsio ein Tiwtoralau arlein SWOTs sydd ar gael ar eich tudalennau Blackboard.  Gallwch gwylio tiwtoralau ar:

  • Cyflwyniad i’r Llyfrgell
  • Darganfod cylchgronnau ac erthyglau

Yn y Flwyddyn Newydd fyddwn hefyd yn aillawnsio ein tiwtorial ar Cyfeirnodi yn yr arddull APA (sy’n cael ei ailwampio ar hyn o bryd).

Nadolig Llawen i chi gyd.

Sut i greu cyfeiriad ar gyfer fideo YouTube, yn defnyddio’r arddull APA o gyfeirnodi/How to create a reference for a YouTube video, using APA 6th referencing style

Rydym wedi cael ychydig o ymholiadau yn ddiweddar ynglŷn â sut i gofnodi fideo YouTube mewn rhestrau gyfeiriadau. Dyma sut:

Awdur. (Dyddiad y cafodd y fideo ei bostio ar YouTube). Teitl mewn italig [Ffeil fideo]. Wedi’i gael o url

(Ar gyfer adferadwyedd, mae’r unigolyn a bostiodd y fideo yn cael ei nodi fel awdur)

Mewn testun:

(Penguin Books USA, 2012) neu Penguin Books USA (2012)

Yn y rhestr o gyfeiriadau:

Penguin Books USA. (2012, August 8). Call the midwife, Jennifer Worth [Video file].                Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZXVPPVbhMo

Unrhyw gwestiynau, gadewch i ni wybod.


We’ve had a few enquiries recently about how to reference something you’ve found on YouTube. Here’s how:

Author. (Date posted on YouTube). Title in italics [Video file]. Retrieved from url

(For retrievability, the person who posted the video is put in the author position)

In text:

(Penguin Books USA, 2012) or Penguin Books USA (2012)

In the reference list:

Penguin Books USA. (2012, August 8). Call the midwife, Jennifer Worth [Video file].          Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZXVPPVbhMo

Any questions, please let us know.

Llesiant yng Nghymru / Well-being in Wales

Mae’r Ddeddf Llesiant Cenedlaethau’r Dyfodol (Cymru) 2015 yn ei gwneud yn ofynnol i Fyrddau Gwasanaethau Cyhoeddus gyhoeddi asesiad lleol o lesiant economaidd, cymdeithasol, amgylcheddol a diwylliannol.  Mae’r adroddiad ‘Llesiant yng Nghymru: cynllunio heddiw ar gyfer gwell yfory’ – yn cynnwys 17 argymhelliad ar y meysydd allweddol sydd ag angen newid fel y gall y sector cyhoeddus wneud gwell penderfyniadau ar gyfer ceneldaethau’r dyfodol.

 

Well-being in Wales: planning today for a better tomorrow

The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 requires Public Services Boards to publish a local assessment of economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being. This new report – ‘Well-being in Wales: Planning today for a better tomorrow’ – contains 17 recommendations on the key areas of change needed for the public sector to make better decisions for future generations.

Housing Crisis – Housing Policy

Lyons, M., Murphy, L., Snelling, C. & Green, C. (2017). What more can be done to build the homes we need? The Lyons edited collection. Retrieved July 5, 2017, from http://www.ippr.org/files/publications/pdf/Lyons_Edited_Collection_June_2017.pdf?noredir

June 2017, saw the publication by the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) of a collection of essays, edited by Sir Michael Lyons, which examine the problems and proposed solutions to the housing crisis.  The essays cover a range of housing policy issues, and include an overview from Sir Michael Lyons. From the role of the Local Authorities to Housing Associations and the private sector, to the quality of homes, garden cities and new towns, and to the idea of employer-led housing partnerships and housing for older people, this publication contains a wealth of ideas and information which will be of interest to students of social policy.

The collection of essays can be downloaded from the IPPR website.lyons_edited_collection_cover_kg_17_06_14rgb.jpg

 

 

 

New service – Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian, our new live chat service, makes contacting your subject librarians even easier.  Your Librarians can help you with subject support for your research and assignments. We are available via live chat from Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.aalFind the Ask a Librarian service on your Library Guides pages – libguides.swansea.ac.uk
Got a question? Just ask!