Category: archives & special collections

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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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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Academic Book Week

Academic Book Week celebrates the diversity, innovation and influence of academic books in all their forms and will be taking place from the 23rd-28th January 2017. In support of this event WHELF will be holding a workshop on the theme

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WHELF Annual Report

The WHELF Annual Report for the academic year 2015-16 is now available. The report highlights the collective work of WHELF along with news and developments from the WHELF institutions. The report can be downloaded in English or Welsh from the

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Natural Resources Wales joins WHELF

We are very pleased to announce that the Library and Information Service of Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has become a member of WHELF. NRW’s Information Services offer a range of electronic and physical resources and services to its staff and

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The Big Reveal: Showcasing collections made accessible by conservation

Thank you to Sally McInnes (Unique Collections, National Library of Wales) for this report:  WHELF Archives and Special Collections Group / ARCW Conference National Library of Wales 19 May 2016 Since 2008, staff from the Museums, Archives and Libraries Division

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UNESCO recognition for one of the National Library of Wales’s treasures

Tuesday evening at the Senedd eight new pieces of documentary heritage were inscribed on the UNESCO Memory of the World UK Register. The only item from Wales to be included was The Survey of the Manors of Crickhowell & Tretower

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The Big Reveal: showcasing collections made accessible by conservation

The Big Reveal: Showcasing collections made accessible by conservation. WHELF Special Collections Group / ARCW Conference National Library of Wales 19 May 2016 This showcase will demonstrate the significance and impact of conservation work on users and collections, including material

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Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales joins WHELF

We are very pleased to announce that the library of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is now a member of WHELF. The library at the Museum supports the work of the curatorial staff and houses collections in Archaeology, Fine

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RCAHMW relocates to the National Library of Wales

Story courtesy of Heritage of Wales News (http://heritageofwalesnews.blogspot.co.uk/) One of Wales’ leading heritage organisations has today announced that it will be moving to new offices at The National Library of Wales (NLW) in 2016. Work is already under way at

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