Category: events

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

Learning Analytics Webinar: report

At the launch of the Learning Analytics Cymru  (LA Cymru) last year, participants recognised that learning analytics are a fruitful area for collaboration, and expressed an interest in building ‘communities of experience’.  JISC have engaged a consultant, Kerr Gardiner, to

Learning Analytics Webinar

On Monday 18th March, WHELF colleagues will have the opportunity to take part in a webinar which was organised by Andrew Dalgliesh, our new Representative for the University of South Wales. Andrew says: At the launch of the Learning Analytics Cymru project

Copyright Card Game event

The WHELF Copyright Group chairs Marie Lancaster and Scott Prior are running a Copyright Card game event in Bangor on October 24th: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/whelf-copyright-roadshow-bangor-university-tickets-50782739541 Tickets are free but registration is required. The Copyright Card game is “a new engaging approach to

WHELF Research Group “Open Research Cafe” events

The WHELF Research Group is running two “Open Research Cafe” events: “an ideas exchange for different stakeholders on the topic of OA publishing, Open Data, Access to Information”. These events are an excellent opportunity for HE library staff who wish

Second Year Success: a library teachmeet at Swansea University

This is a guest post by Philippa Price, Subject Librarian at Swansea University Last month, Swansea University hosted a library teachmeet at its Bay Campus. The topic was ‘Second Year Success’, inspired by research which suggests that students experience a

MarcEdit & OpenRefine Training Day

This is a guest post by Jane Daniels, Bibliographic Librarian at Cardiff Metropolitan University. On 15th March 2018 cataloguers and systems officers gathered at the National Library of Wales for an introduction to the MarcEdit and OpenRefine  packages. Being able

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How can we make the library more inclusive? Aber LibTeachMeet 2018

On Wednesday, 25th April 2018 from 11:00 to 15:00 we will be hosting this year’s Aber LibTeachMeet – a fun and informal mini-conference for sharing ideas through short presentations. This year’s theme is: How can we make the library more

Second Year Success: a library teachmeet

  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

Artists’ books cataloguing day

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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