Author: Rachael Whitfield

Report from the CILIP Cymru/Wales conference

I recently attended the CILIP Cymru/Wales conference held in Llandudno 11th-12th May 2017. Thank you to MALD (Welsh Government, Museum, Archives & Libraries Division) for providing me with a sponsored place for the Thursday, this is my report from some

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Gregynog Colloquium 2017 – open for booking

The Gregynog Colloquium has been organized this year by UWTSD and Swansea University and will take place between 12th-16th June 2017. This year’s Library programme is a varied mix of topics linked to the theme of ‘Advocacy, Engagement and the

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Event: Librarians Supporting the Research Lifecycle

WHELF Research Group event Please join us to hear invited research staff describe their research lifecycle, pressure points, and support they find useful from the library service.  We also have guest speaker Dr Penny Dowdney who will share her expertise

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WHELF meeting update

The WHELF Representatives met via videoconference on Tuesday 7th February 2017. These are some of the topics that were discussed at this meeting.  Digital preservation/digital repositories: The National Library of Wales are organizing an event at the end of March

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ARCW and WHELF Digital Preservation event 28.3.2017

This event will provide a forum for the discussion of WHELF and ARCW (Archives and Record Council Wales) digital preservation requirements, and demonstrate the progress that has been made in developing a technical infrastructure for ARCW. The breakout sessions will

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The National Library of Wales @Cardiff

The National Library of Wales and Cardiff University are pleased to announce the signing of a collaboration agreement which outlines ways in which the two institutions will work together in the future. The National Library (NLW) and Cardiff University have

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New Chair and Vice-Chair for WHELF

WHELF congratulates Emma Adamson on her new role of Chair of WHELF from March 1st 2017. Emma is the Director of Learning Services at the University of South Wales and has been a member of WHELF since 2010.Emma became Vice-Chair

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Farewell to Sue Hodges

We bid farewell at the end of this month to Sue Hodges, Chair of WHELF and Director of Libraries and Archives at Bangor University. Sue joined WHELF in 2011 and played a key role in developing a new governance structure

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In memory of Judith Agus

Judith Agus, former College Librarian at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD), sadly passed away on Tuesday 14th February 2017. Judith retired from RWCMD in December 2014 and was a greatly respected and dedicated librarian and a

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NLW Strategy Review 2017

The National Library of Wales (NLW) have launched a consultation on their Strategy, “Safeguarding Wales’ Culture and Heritage for All: Moving the National Library Forward 2017-2021”.  NLW would like to engage with as many people as possible in the consultation

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