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We tweet therefore we are…..

Posted by LibeRaCe on January 12, 2017

At the moment it’s easier for us to share our interests, news and relevant information with you on Twitter and Scoopit.

You can find and contact the library @LlandrilloLib on Twitter.

You can find, comment and share library, esafety and digital footprint headlines at 

Our new online catalogue is now here  but you can only include all the Grwp Llandrillo Menai campuses in your searches at the moment.

If you need us for anything we also have real live people at the end of the phone on

(01492) 542342.




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Over 300 Metropolitan Museum Publications now available on ATHENS

Posted by LibeRaCe on June 24, 2013

met museum of art

Over 300 MET Press titles are now available in full text online to College staff and students through your ATHENS account!

If you haven’t already opened an ATHENS account, call down to the library with your valid ID Card and ask one of your friendly librarians at the desk to help you sign up. Your ATHENS account also gives you access to 20 other online databases including ones covering newspapers, journal articles and e-book texts for your course.

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Film Club – Spirited Away – Pt.1 – Thurs 27th Sept

Posted by LibeRaCe on September 21, 2012

image linkimage from spirited away film

**New for Term 1**

Get your FREE tickets for the first screening of the new lunch time film club in Coleg Llandrillo, Rhos Site.

Thursday 27th September @12.00 in K18, Bodnant Building

Miyazaki’s Spirited Away – Part1

Ask at the main Library issue desk for more details. Limited numbers of tickets available. 

ID cards & tickets for Part 1 will be valid for the Part 2 screening on 4th October!

See reviews of this film here

See a trailer on YouTube here

Learn more about the creator here and here


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Safer Internet Day – tomorrow 8th Feb 2011

Posted by LibeRaCe on February 7, 2011

Safer Internet Day

“Internet, it’s more than just a game – it’s your life”

Learn more about staying safe online, supporting digital life-skills and become web savvy by checking out –

InSafe the Safer Internet Day organisers

Safer Internet Day on Facebook

UK Safer Internet Centre

Race Online 2012

Twitter Safer Internet Safety Day updates and #SID2011

Beat Bullying Cyber-Mentors

 ECrime Wales Space Invaders!

our be_safe_online bookmarks

Coleg Llandrillo Staff and students can also use the E-Safety resources crreated by Library staff on Moodle. Log-in and click on ‘cross college resources’ then click on the ‘e-safety’ link.

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Autology – Student Prize!

Posted by LibeRaCe on January 25, 2011

Autology Award

 Jenna Jefferson a BTEC Science student has received a merit award for her effective use of the Autology online resource, for the month of November 2010. 

She has made excellent use of the over £3000 worth of resources that are available to each student who has access to Autology.

Jenna said ‘She has found the Autology resource very useful for her course work”. Jenna is pictured below receiving her certificate and prize from Library Manager Dr Andrew Eynon.

  Autology is the world’s first ‘Sat Nav for Study, created for students aged 11-18. It is used by students in College and at home, at their own pace, to improve their results – helping with coursework and revision.

Autology combines a unique Online Library, filled with thousands of high-quality resources for students with intelligent, pro-active Research Assistant Tools that help students instantly access all the relevant information they need

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Reading Group – The Daughter of Time

Posted by LibeRaCe on September 6, 2010

This months title is the Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey.

Click here to learn more about the author

Click here to see reviews of the book

Take a look at the links below to find out more about the historical setting of the novel!

The Richard the Third Society – to restore the reputation of Richard III! Also has good information on the War of the Roses and Britain in the 15th Century.

BBC British History Timelines – explore the history of Britain and the political setting of the book with the BBC.

War of the – excellent overview of the period including the battles and personalities involved.

Channel 4 History – the ‘real’ story of Perkin Warbeck. Also has links to the Channel 4 programme ‘Britians Real Monarch’.

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Teachers – Be Inspirational!

Posted by LibeRaCe on September 3, 2010

This short video from Teachers TV aims to help you balance your demands and teaching needs to develop an inspirational pedagogy.

click here to start video  

This video is part of a series called Boost Your Teaching, which also has additional resources available.

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Cambridge Journals Digital Archive – now available in Llandrillo Library!

Posted by LibeRaCe on September 2, 2010

We now have access to the Cambridge Journals Digital Archive Online through ATHENs in the library. To log in, click on the link above and type in your ATHENs password.

If you do not have an ATHENs password, please contact the library.



Access to this collection has been provided by JISC Collections and you can click here for a full list of the all journals.

The main topics include:

Subject Areas

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Social Sciences

 Academic Levels

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Research

Resource Types

  • archive only resources
  • online journals
  • research materials
  • reference works

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Aur Pur / Pure Gold

Posted by LibeRaCe on March 29, 2010


The Aur Pur/Pure Gold promotion has been running for the last three years in North Wales public libraries but, this year FE and HE colleges are involved, including Coleg Llandrillo library.

The aim of the promotion is to show the wide range of stimulating books available free of charge for readers in libraries in Wales, and has been funded from the Welsh Assembly Government’s National Marketing Strategy for Libraries.

Librarians from Estyn Allan y Gogledd, the reader development network, have chosen twelve books, all from Wales but which take the reader to many different places.

They include:

Back Home, Bethan Darwin
The Schoolboy, Holly Howitt
Mrs D’Silva’s Detective Instincts and the Shaitan of Calcutta, Glen Peters
Tag, Stephen May
My Little Armalite, James Hawes
Flint, Margaret Redfern
Mr Blaidd, Llwyd Owen
Man Esgyrn, Sian Owen
Hi a fi, Eigra Lewis Roberts
Haf o Hyd, Geraint Lewis
Naw Mis, Caryl Lewis
Alias Myth a Jones, Dafydd Huws

Call into the library, Rhos site, to pick up any of the titles above. You can also now write a review of the books for the student online reading group – Blog Off and Read!

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World Book Day – Ask A Poet Video Conference

Posted by LibeRaCe on March 1, 2010






 Coleg Llandrillo Students can take part in an “Ask The Poet” video conference session on the 2nd of March with Gillian Clarke and on the 4th of March with Mererid Hopwood to celebrate World Book Day 2010. Please contact the ITW on ext.349 if you would like your students to attend!

Tuesday 2 March

1000 – 1100 Gillian Clarke

As well as writing poetry Gillian Clarke is a playwright and translator. In 1990 she co-founded Ty Newydd, the writers’ centre in North Wales. She teaches creative writing to children and adults, and gives readings and lectures. Gillian Clarke’s work has been translated into ten languages. Gillian is the national poet of Wales.

Thursday 4 March

1000 – 1100 Mererid Hopwood

Mererid Hopwood shot to prominence in Wales in 2001 when she became the first woman ever to win the prestigious Chair at the National Eisteddfod. She has since won the National Crown and continues to be in great demand as a poet, tutor and television presenter.

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