Category: archives & special collections

WHELF Annual Report 2017-18

The WHELF Annual Report for the academic year 2017-18 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

Colo(u)r Our Collections is here again!

Last year the Archives & Special Collections Group really enjoyed taking part in the Color Our Collections social media campaign run by the New York Academy of Medicine Library, which saw us join with other libraries, archives, and museums around the

WHELF Archives and Special Collections colouring book

  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

Celebrating our Research Collections

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

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

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

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

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

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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