Author: Samantha Oakley

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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  The WHELF Learning & Teaching group are running a teachmeet at Swansea University on Wed 21st March: There is some research to suggest that students experience a dip in performance in their second year of university (sometimes called the …

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Many thanks to Karen F. Pierce (@Darklecat) for writing this post on our recent WHELF event: On Monday 12th February a group of WHELF cataloguers and special collections staff gathered together in Cardiff to learn all about artists’ books – …

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WHELF Shared LMS Programme Manager Gareth Owen and Tracey Stanley, Deputy University Librarian at Cardiff University, have just had a chapter included in a new volume “Collaboration and the Academic Library” published by Chandos Publishing. The editor of the volume …

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Sue Hodges is Former Chair of WHELF and Former Director of Libraries and Archives at Bangor University. Sue contributed to the Academic Book of the Future project and her article has now been added to the project’s BOOC – an ever-developing …

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  Join us 5-9 February 2018 for a worldwide colouring extravaganza on social media! Led by the New York Academy of Medicine Library, who first launched the campaign in 2016, libraries, archives, and museums around the world are sharing free …

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Bookings are now open for a TeachMeet on the 6thFebruary, 10-2pm, in Committee Room 1 in the Glamorgan Building at Cardiff University. This has been organised by colleagues at Cardiff University as part of the activities of the WHELF Learning and Teaching …

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Andrew Green, former Librarian at the National Library of Wales, gave a talk last night at Swansea University on “Celebrating our Research Collections” to mark the 80th anniversary of the university’s first purpose-built building: the 1937 library. The focus of …

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