Author: Rachael Whitfield

Open Access Week 23-29th October 2017

It’s International Open Access Week. Take a look at the @WHELFed Twitter feed to see what events the WHELF institutions have planned for this week or search for tweets using the hashtag #OAWeek for wider news. A summary of key

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WHELF Shared LMS: measuring the benefits of collaboration

WHELF is pleased to announce the publication of “Evaluating the benefits of the WHELF consortial approach to a library management system”. Funded by Jisc, Cambridge Econometrics was commissioned by the Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) to carry out an

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Reports from the WHELF UXLibs workshop

WHELF was very pleased to have Andy Priestner run a UXLibs workshop at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Carmarthen campus on 30th June 2017. Many thanks to Nina Whitcombe (Swansea University) and Sue House (University of South Wales)

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New Sconul Executive Board member

Congratulations to Alison Harding who has been elected to the Sconul Executive Board.  Alison was appointed to the post of Executive Head of Library and Learning Resources at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David in July 2016, having previously

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Forthcoming events

September 2017 Global Library Excellence Tour – 14th September, Cardiff Central Library More information including programme and registration: http://libraryexcellence.com/ The Library Global Excellence Tour 2017 is primarily aimed at senior leaders in public and academic libraries in the UK and

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Academic Book of the Future project reports

The Academic Book of the Future Project has published the findings from its 2 year project.  The report by Marilyn Deegan states that: “the academic book/monograph is still greatly valued in the academy for many reasons: the ability to produce

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WHELF Representatives meeting update

The WHELF Representatives met on 18th-19th May, 2017 at Gregynog Hall. This was the first meeting with our new WHELF Chair, Emma Adamson (Director of Learning Services, USW). We welcomed Mairwen Owen (Head of Academic Services) from Bangor University Library

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Report from WHELF Research support events

Thank you to Beth Hall, Research Support Librarian & Academic Support Librarian at Bangor University for summarising the findings of the 3 regional events held 8th, 9th, and 10th May and  organized by the WHELF Research Group. Thank you also

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