Category: JISC

WHELF Shared LMS: measuring the benefits of collaboration

WHELF is pleased to announce the publication of “Evaluating the benefits of the WHELF consortial approach to a library management system”. Funded by Jisc, Cambridge Econometrics was commissioned by the Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) to carry out an

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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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Measuring and monitoring the benefits of a shared LMS

This presentation was delivered by Graham Hay and Michael Lee from Cambridge Econometrics at the recent Gregynog Colloquium. The presentation outlines a Jisc funded project to identify the benefits of a shared LMS; to identify what has been acheived, what

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WHELF/HEWIT Gregynog Colloquium 2014

This was my first return visit to the Colloquium for approximately 5 years. It was a great opportunity for me to meet with colleagues “old” and new and establish new connections with librarians since I’ve become the WHELF Development Officer.

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Jisc-ARMA ORCID Pilot project

Congratulations to Swansea University who have been accepted to take part in the Jisc-ARMA ORCID Pilot project. The overall aim of this project is to explore the use and encourage the adoption of ORCIDs across Swansea University and, working with

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International interest in WHELF Shared LMS

As the WHELF Shared LMS project gathers pace so does international interest in our progress! Last week the WHELF Development Officer received an email from Kathy Scardellato, the Executive Director of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL), in Ontario,

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National Library of Wales launch “The Welsh Experience of the First World War”

A unique digital archive The Welsh Experience of the First World War was launched on Thursday 28th Nov 2013 at The College Merthyr Tydfil. The Welsh experience of the First World War was developed as a collaborative initiative led by

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Activity data – delivering benefits from the data deluge

One of the challenges facing leaders in HE, including those leading library services, is making effective use of business analytics data,  for example to improve the student experience.   JISC is currently looking at the scope for a shared service for

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JISC Collections Roadshow in Cardiff – 7 June

The JISC Collections Summer Roadshows are taking place at Cardiff University and other venues over the summer. The events are aimed at librarians in the JISC Collections member institutions and are open to both HE and FE. The Cardiff roadshow

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Open Edge – Open Source in Libraries – Free event

If you are interested in what Open Source software solutions are available to libraries, how they work, and the issues and strategies around their use, then this free event in Edinburgh on the 25th and 26th January may be of

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