24 August 2011
A graduate from 1973, Dr John Cook, recently visited the Department. Over tea and cakes he shared how his qualification had influenced his career in teaching, research, and as an Australian government adviser
20 December 2011
After 20 years as Editor of the journal 'Program' DIS Lecturer Lucy Tedd was recently awarded an Outstanding Service Award by the Emerald Literati Network. The award also recognised Lucy's significant contribution to the development of scholarly research in the field of digital librarianship.
16 August 2012
This Symposium is hosted by Aberystwyth University and the National Library of Wales
Date: 6th September 2012
Venue: National Library Wales, Aberystwyth
27 September 2012
DIS will be represented at the UNESCO Memory of the World conference in Vancouver
30 October 2012
Dr Judy Broady-Preston received a Highly Commended Award in the Emerald Literati Awards for a paper, jointly written with former DIS student, Alison Lobo.
15 February 2013
A new full time one year postgraduate course in Digital Curation will be available from September 2013
09 October 2013
PT PhD student Jean Chitanda-Bright was awarded the prize for best poster at the iFutures 2013 Conference
17 October 2013
We are delighted to announce that Aberystwyth University has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition
09 June 2014
Bodleian libraries are funding two places on our Distance Learning Archive Administration programme thgrough the Heritage Lottery Fund.
11 June 2014
An intake of 74 new students started their distance learning course at the April 2014 study school in Aberystwyth
17 September 2014
The Archives and Records Association (UK & Ireland) has awarded the Ellis Prize to Dr Susan J Davies
17 September 2014
DIS has been short-listed in two categories for the prestigious Digital Preservation Awards
10 November 2014
Lucy Tedd, who retired as a Lecturer in the Department of Information Studies at Aberystwyth University in 2012 , has been presented with the Jason Farradane Award for 2014.
24 February 2015
On December 18th DIS celebrated 50 years of providing quality courses in Information Studies.
Fifty staff, both past and present, attended a buffet lunch in Pen Bryn organised by Mike Lowe, Geraint Evans and Lucy Tedd.