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On Wednesday 1 July 2020 I represented WHELF at the UK Regional Consortia Managers’ Meeting, along with colleagues from The Northern Collaboration, Mercian Collaboration, the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries, NoWAL and SCURL. Kate from White Rose was unfortunately unable …

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The next WHELF Board meeting will now take place via Zoom on Thursday 23 July 2020.

Message from Steve Williams, Chair of WHELF, on the COVID-19 situation: While our members’ physical libraries have closed, our digital estate is abuzz. The work of libraries and information services has increasingly taken place online and our wonderful and professional …

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The WHELF Annual Report for the academic year 2018-19 is now available. The report highlights the collective work of WHELF along with news and developments from the WHELF institutions. WHELF Annual Report 2018-19 Welcome to the WHELF report for 2018-19. …

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It’s that time of year again! The Archives & Special Collections Group are taking part in the Color Our Collections social media campaign run by the New York Academy of Medicine Library, joining with other libraries, archives, and museums around the …

Colo(u)r Our Collections is here again! Read More »

WHELF would like to welcome Dr Owain Rhys Roberts who joins us representing The National Library of Wales. Owain is Director of Collections and Public Programmes and Deputy Chief Executive at The National Library of Wales (NLW) since November 2019. …

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On 11th-12th November the WHELF Board met in the beautiful venue of Gladstone’s Library in Hawarden, North Wales. All the WHELF institutions were represented in person except for Cardiff University who joined via MS Meeting. Tracey Stanley from CU was …

WHELF Board Meeting-November 2019 Read More »

WHELF would like to welcome Gary Elliott-Cirigottis who joins us representing the Open University and the Open University in Wales. Gary has been Acting Co-Director of Library Services at the Open University since January 2019 and had been in post …

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Ann Davies will be retiring on 6th November 2019 from her role as Acting Co-Director of Library Services and the Learner and Discovery Service at The Open University and OU in Wales. Ann had been in post since 1998 and …

Ann Davies’ retirement Read More »

Dr Amy Staniforth of Aberystwyth University and CILIP Cymru Wales writes: This is a free event for members and non members this year so it would be lovely to welcome colleagues from across Wales. The programme and booking information is …

CILIP Cymru Wales Open Day and AGM – 21/11/2019 Read More »

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