Category: information literacy

Aber LibTeachMeet 2017: Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News

Aberystwyth University libraries are running a LibTeachMeet on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 from 11:00 to 15:00. This year’s theme is Information Literacy in the Age of Fake News and it will take place on Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University. We invite

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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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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: WHELF Employability LibTeachMeets

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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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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Event: Librarians developing digital literacies

Librarians developing digital literacies 10am to 4pm Friday 17th July 2015 Hadyn Ellis Building Cardiff University, Cathays Park, Cardiff. CF24 4HQ (Map – http://medicine.cf.ac.uk/place/hadyn-ellis-building-cathays-park/map/) n.b. There is no public parking available near the venue. A free event (refreshments and lunch

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Welsh Information Literacy Project conference

A conference to mark the conclusion of the Welsh Information Literacy Project will take place at Glyndwr University, Wrexham on Thursday 26 March.  The event is free but places are limited and need to be booked in advance by emailing

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WHELF/GW4 event: Information and digital literacies & the researcher

A warm welcome greeted the attendees who had chosen to spend their “Black Friday” at the WHELF/GW4 event “Information Literacy and the Researcher” held at Cardiff University on Fri 28th November 2014. The event was the first collaborative venture between

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Libraries: “vital role” in Wales says review

An excellent summary by Alyson Tyler, of the recently published review of Welsh public libraries.

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Event: Digital and Information Literacies and the Researcher @ Cardiff Uni 28-11-14

Venue: Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University, Cathays Park, Cardiff, 10.00– 16.00, Friday November 28th 2014. We are pleased to invite you to attend this event organised by librarians from Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) and the Great Western 4 libraries.

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