Category: events

Call for papers – Gregynog Colloquium 2017

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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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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LILAC conference 10-12th April 2017

This year LILAC (Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference) will be taking place from the 10-12th April 2017 at Swansea University’s Bay Campus. This conference is “aimed at librarians and information professionals who teach information literacy skills, are interested in digital

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Event report: Employability TeachMeet at Swansea University

Many thanks to Helen Bader (Assistant Librarian (Drama), Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama) for writing this report on her experience of attending the recent Employability LibTeachMeet at Swansea University: In November 2016 the WHELF Learning and Teaching Group

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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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Employability LibTeachMeets Nov 2016

The WHELF Learning & Teaching sub-group will be holding two Library TeachMeets during November 2016 the theme of employability. The first event will be held on the 9th November at Bangor University and the second event will be held at

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Open Access Week

Open Access Week is now in its ninth year and this year takes place from 24-30th October 2016. The Open Access website states that it “is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the

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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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WHELF/HEWIT Gregynog Colloquium 2016

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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AberLib TeachMeet 2016

This blog post was written by Ellie Downes, graduate trainee at Aberystwyth University: “The 2016 Aber LibTeachMeet held at Aberystwyth University was a great success. The subject of this get together was ‘How do libraries make you more employable?’ one

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