Category: collaboration

Every year WHELF and HEWIT organise a residential colloquium at Gregynog Hall, the University of Wales’ conference centre. This is an annual opportunity for Library and IT staff and practitioners at all levels to collaborate and share best practice.   This year’s …

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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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The Sconul Collaboration Strategy Group have developed a toolkit for library collaboration “to aid the selection and development of efficient and effective shared services within and beyond the HE library sector”.  The toolkit has been authored by Richard Parsons, University …

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The WHELF Representatives met at Gregynog Hall on Thursday 28th October-Friday 29th October 2016. These are some of the topics that were addressed at the meeting. For the first session of the meeting we welcomed Einir Young, Director of Sustainability …

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New Wales-wide library system will foster greater collaboration between universities A new library management system which will promote collaboration between cross-sector libraries in Wales will be celebrated at an event in the National Assembly today (Thursday 22 September 2016). The …

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Bangor University went live with Ex-Libris Alma and Primo on 25 August, completing the implementation cycle for all of the 11 Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) Shared Library Management System (LMS) institutions.  The first to go live was Swansea …

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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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Congratulations to Cardiff University Library, the NHS Wales Libraries and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD), who have now all gone live with the WHELF Shared LMS. These libraries are part of cohort 3, and make up …

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The WHELF/HEWIT Gregynog Colloquium was held on 13th-17th June 2016 and was organized this year by the University of South Wales. The annual Colloquium is a week long event held at Gregynog Hall near Newtown, Powys and is an opportunity …

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The WHELF Representatives gathered at Gladstone’s Library on 19th-20th May 2016. Attending the meeting were: Sue Hodges (Chair, Bangor), Emma Adamson (U of SW), Kristine Chapman (National Museum Wales – Amgueddfa Cymru), Andrew Dalgleish (U of SW), Ann Davies (OU),  …

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