Category: research

ARCW and WHELF Digital Preservation event 28.3.2017

This event will provide a forum for the discussion of WHELF and ARCW (Archives and Record Council Wales) digital preservation requirements, and demonstrate the progress that has been made in developing a technical infrastructure for ARCW. The breakout sessions will

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Open Access Week

Open Access Week is now in its ninth year and this year takes place from 24-30th October 2016. The Open Access website states that it “is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the

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Report from the RDM training day

With thanks to Beth Hall, Academic Support Librarian at Bangor University for this blog post: The WHELF research group organised a training session on Research Data Management at Cardiff University on the 6th September.  Attendees represented a range of the

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Supporting research: presentation from the Gregynog Colloquium

This presentation was delivered by Bronwen Blatchford (Cardiff Metropolitan University / RWCMD), Susan Glen (Swansea University) and Beth Hall (Bangor University) at the 2016 WHELF/HEWIT Colloquium. It discusses the feedback from the 3 regional events for librarians supporting research organized

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WHELF Research Data Management Training Day

Largely driven by funder policy, libraries around the world have begun to explore how to support research data management. This means applying our skills to a new context. We need to support researchers to plan data management. We also need

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WHELF/HEWIT Gregynog Colloquium 2016

The WHELF/HEWIT Gregynog Colloquium was held on 13th-17th June 2016 and was organized this year by the University of South Wales. The annual Colloquium is a week long event held at Gregynog Hall near Newtown, Powys and is an opportunity

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Resources for librarians supporting RDM

The presentation below details some of the available resources for librarians and researchers to provide guidance on what steps need to be taken when setting up research data management services and which documents are the most useful to consult. Thank

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Supporting research: the evolving role of the subject librarian

The WHELF Research group have organized three regional events during May for WHELF subject librarians, research librarians and librarians working in the Wales NHS Libraries.  The purpose of the event is to look at the evolving role of the subject

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Event: Research Data Management 1st July 2015 at Cardiff Metropolitan University

  A WHELF / UK eInformation group event Research Data Management for Information Professionals Andrew Cox To be held at Cardiff Metropolitan University Wednesday 1st July 2015 09.30-16.30 There is an increasing understanding that data collected during research needs to

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WHELF event: British Library DataCite service : free workshops at Bangor and Cardiff

This is a bilingual posting – the English version follows the Welsh below: Mae’r Llyfrgell Brydeinig yn cynnal dau weithdy ar gyfer aelodau WHELF, gan ddarparu mwy o wybodaeth am DataCite – gwasanaeth sy’n darparu dynodwyr gwrthrych digidol (DOI) ar

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