Author: Rachael Whitfield

Aber LibTeachMeet on Fake news

This event was held at Aberystwyth University on 21st June 2017 and was organized by library  trainee, George Smith. The event was well attended from across Wales and very well received. A blog post outlining the talks from the day

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WHELF/HEWIT Gregynog Colloquium 2017 – presentations

Thank you to the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Swansea University for organizing another successful and informative Gregynog Colloquium this year.  The speakers’ presentations are now available on the Colloquium website: Mon-Weds: http://www.gregynog-lis.org/library-speakers-presentations/ Weds-Fri: http://www.gregynog-lis.org/it-speaker-biographies/ Thank you also

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Report from the CONUL Conference by Beth Hall.

Thank you to Beth Hall, Research Support Librarian, Bangor University for this report: 12.06.17 I attended the CONUL annual conference, May 30th and 31st, Athlone, Ireland. CONUL is a consortium of Ireland’s main research libraries. http://www.conul.ie/ Recordings of the keynote

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Aber LibTeachMeet 2017: Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News

Aberystwyth University libraries are running a LibTeachMeet on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 from 11:00 to 15:00. This year’s theme is Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News and it will take place on Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University. We invite

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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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