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Welcome Tracey!

WHELF would like to welcome Tracey Stanley to the WHELF Reps’ Group. Tracey has taken up the Acting Library Director post at Cardiff University for a period of 12 months from January 2019 following Janet Peters’ retirement. Tracey has  worked

Colo(u)r Our Collections is here again!

Last year the Archives & Special Collections Group really enjoyed taking part in the Color Our Collections social media campaign run by the New York Academy of Medicine Library, which saw us join with other libraries, archives, and museums around the

Welcome to Gill Morris, new WHELF Development Officer

WHELF has a new Development Officer starting today: welcome to Gill Morris who will be based at Swansea University. Her working days for WHELF will be Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday.   Gill currently works 2.5 days a week in

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

WHELF meeting update

The WHELF Representatives met via videoconference on Tuesday 7th February 2017. These are some of the topics that were discussed at this meeting.  Digital preservation/digital repositories: The National Library of Wales are organizing an event at the end of March

The National Library of Wales @Cardiff

The National Library of Wales and Cardiff University are pleased to announce the signing of a collaboration agreement which outlines ways in which the two institutions will work together in the future. The National Library (NLW) and Cardiff University have

New Chair and Vice-Chair for WHELF

WHELF congratulates Emma Adamson on her new role of Chair of WHELF from March 1st 2017. Emma is the Director of Learning Services at the University of South Wales and has been a member of WHELF since 2010.Emma became Vice-Chair

Farewell to Sue Hodges

We bid farewell at the end of this month to Sue Hodges, Chair of WHELF and Director of Libraries and Archives at Bangor University. Sue joined WHELF in 2011 and played a key role in developing a new governance structure

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

Fantastic news: Implementation completed for the WHELF Shared LMS!

Bangor University went live with Ex-Libris Alma and Primo on 25 August, completing the implementation cycle for all of the 11 Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) Shared Library Management System (LMS) institutions.  The first to go live was Swansea

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