Author: Gill Morris

Welcome Owain!

WHELF would like to welcome Dr Owain Rhys Roberts who joins us representing The National Library of Wales. Owain is Director of Collections and Public Programmes and Deputy Chief Executive at The National Library of Wales (NLW) since November 2019.

WHELF Research event 23/01/2020

The WHELF Research group have arranged a session at Aberystwyth University looking at the use of Wikipedia/media/data in research activities: Discover how the National Library is utilising Wikipedia and its sister projects to engage with the public, to share digital

WHELF Twitter Takeover

The annual WHELF Twitter takeover has been ongoing since October. This is a wonderful opportunity for each WHELF member institution to showcase the work it does and to promote activities, events, exhibitions or special collections. The takeover will continue in

WHELF Board Meeting-November 2019

On 11th-12th November the WHELF Board met in the beautiful venue of Gladstone’s Library in Hawarden, North Wales. All the WHELF institutions were represented in person except for Cardiff University who joined via MS Meeting. Tracey Stanley from CU was

WHELF and the Copyright briefing paper on the Hargreaves exceptions

The WHELF inter-library loan scheme is one of the case studies featured in a recently published SCONUL copyright briefing paper . SCONUL commissioned the briefing following the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property which led to the 2014 amendments to UK

Welcome Gary!

WHELF would like to welcome Gary Elliott-Cirigottis who joins us representing the Open University and the Open University in Wales. Gary has been Acting Co-Director of Library Services at the Open University since January 2019 and had been in post

Ann Davies’ retirement

Ann Davies will be retiring on 6th November 2019 from her role as Acting Co-Director of Library Services and the Learner and Discovery Service at The Open University and OU in Wales. Ann had been in post since 1998 and

CILIP Cymru Wales Open Day and AGM – 21/11/2019

Dr Amy Staniforth of Aberystwyth University and CILIP Cymru Wales writes: This is a free event for members and non members this year so it would be lovely to welcome colleagues from across Wales. The programme and booking information is

Mercian Collaboration conference 2019 – Building Bridges.

On Tuesday 10th September 2019, Gill Morris, WHELF Development Officer, attended the Mercian Collaboration’s 2019 Conference at the beautiful University of Nottingham: The theme of the conference was Building Bridges and opened with an introduction from Diane Job, Chair of

WHELF LMS Business Manager

Jenny McNally will be starting as the WHELF LMS Business Manager on 27th June. Jenny has worked in academic libraries for over 15 years in roles including Cataloguing, Collections Management and E-resource Management. She also worked on a project at Mimas