Category: events

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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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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Welsh collaboration in action: a joint event for librarians supporting HE in FE

Welsh Collaboration in Action: A Joint Event for Librarians Supporting HE in FE is being held this year on Tuesday 21st June 2016 at Cardiff and Vale College, City Centre Campus Dumballs Road Cardiff, The morning session will include FE

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Aber LibTeachMeet 2016! How do libraries make you more employable?

Aberystwyth University libraries are running a LibTeachMeet on Thursday, 9 June 2016 from 11:00 to 15:00 focusing on the librarian’s role in Employability. This will take place on Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University. We invite librarians from different sectors to discuss

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Supporting research: the evolving role of the subject librarian

The WHELF Research group have organized three regional events during May for WHELF subject librarians, research librarians and librarians working in the Wales NHS Libraries.  The purpose of the event is to look at the evolving role of the subject

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Gregynog Colloquium 2016

The Gregynog Colloquium has been organized this year by the University of South Wales and will take place between 13th-17th June 2016.  This year’s Library programme is a varied mix of topics linked to the theme of ‘The Academic Library

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WHELF Libraries celebrate National Libraries Day

The annual National Libraries Day (6th February 2016)  gave WHELF libraries the opportunity to run events to celebrate and showcase their libraries and staff. In Cardiff, the University Library Service celebrated with a #LovingYourLibrary theme. All of the university libraries had “heart-ily”

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