Author: Samantha Oakley

Copyright Card Game event

The WHELF Copyright Group chairs Marie Lancaster and Scott Prior are running a Copyright Card game event in Bangor on October 24th: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/whelf-copyright-roadshow-bangor-university-tickets-50782739541 Tickets are free but registration is required. The Copyright Card game is “a new engaging approach to

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Help us create a new WHELF Staff Development programme

WHELF is changing its Staff Development programme in 2018-2019. Building on our successful Teachmeets and other events, we want to facilitate exchanges of experience, drawing on the expertise we have in Wales and strengthening collaboration within the sector. We aim

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WHELF Open Research Café – South Wales Event

Post by Nick Roberts (USW) and Mark Lester (CMU) What was this? We held an event on the afternoon of Tuesday 26th June at Cardiff Met – attended by 19 colleagues from across South and West Wales (as well as

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WHELF Research Group “Open Research Cafe” events

The WHELF Research Group is running two “Open Research Cafe” events: “an ideas exchange for different stakeholders on the topic of OA publishing, Open Data, Access to Information”. These events are an excellent opportunity for HE library staff who wish

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WHELF Copyright Roadshow report

WHELF sponsored a Welsh Copyright Roadshow event in Swansea on 18th April, run by the joint chairs of the WHELF Copyright Group, Marie Lancaster and Scott Pryor. You can read a summary of the day on the UK Copyright literacy

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Aber LibTeachMeet 2018 – How can we make the library more inclusive?

Guest post by Anna Udalowska Aberystwyth University is well known for providing one of the best student experiences in the UK and a large part of that is down to the strong sense of belonging that we foster, not only

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Second Year Success: a library teachmeet at Swansea University

This is a guest post by Philippa Price, Subject Librarian at Swansea University Last month, Swansea University hosted a library teachmeet at its Bay Campus. The topic was ‘Second Year Success’, inspired by research which suggests that students experience a

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MarcEdit & OpenRefine Training Day

This is a guest post by Jane Daniels, Bibliographic Librarian at Cardiff Metropolitan University. On 15th March 2018 cataloguers and systems officers gathered at the National Library of Wales for an introduction to the MarcEdit and OpenRefine  packages. Being able

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How can we make the library more inclusive? Aber LibTeachMeet 2018

On Wednesday, 25th April 2018 from 11:00 to 15:00 we will be hosting this year’s Aber LibTeachMeet – a fun and informal mini-conference for sharing ideas through short presentations. This year’s theme is: How can we make the library more

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New article: collaboration in challenging times

A new article has been published open access on UKSG Insights by Janet Peters, Director of Library Services and University Librarian at Cardiff University. “Shrinking horizons – or pushing boundaries?” gives “an overview of the current benefits from collaborative working

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