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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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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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We are very pleased to announce that the Library and Information Service of Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has become a member of WHELF. NRW’s Information Services offer a range of electronic and physical resources and services to its staff and …

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Congratulations to Cardiff University Library, the NHS Wales Libraries and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD), who have now all gone live with the WHELF Shared LMS. These libraries are part of cohort 3, and make up …

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Congratulations to Alison Harding who has been appointed as Executive Head of Library and Learning Resources at UWTSD (University of Wales Trinity Saint David). In her new role Alison will provide overall leadership in devising, implementing and monitoring a strategic …

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The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD) will be closed from Friday 8th July until Monday 12th September in order to carry out work to improve the library entrance, issue desk and office space. As part of the …

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The WHELF Representatives gathered at Gladstone’s Library on 19th-20th May 2016. Attending the meeting were: Sue Hodges (Chair, Bangor), Emma Adamson (U of SW), Kristine Chapman (National Museum Wales – Amgueddfa Cymru), Andrew Dalgleish (U of SW), Ann Davies (OU),  …

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This news update is by Alyson Tyler, Senior Libraries Development Adviser for MALD (Museums, Archives and Libraries Division of the Welsh Government): Source: Mini round up of news from Welsh libraries | Alyson’s Welsh libraries blog

Congratulations to Mark Hughes who has been appointed as Head of Library Services at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Since 2008 Mark has worked at Swansea University Library as Head of Collections and Finance. In 2015 he won the CILIP Cymru Welsh …

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The most recent meeting of the WHELF Representatives was via videoconference on Wednesday 24th February. The meeting was chaired by Sue Hodges (Bangor University) and attended by the following: Paul Jeorrett (Glyndwr University), Emma Adamson (Uof SW), Bronwen Blatchford (UofW), …

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