Category: research

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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NLW/WHELF event: Research and scientific data management 16th Feb 2015

Research and Scientific data management: new challenges and opportunities National Library of Wales Monday, 16 February 2015 from 10:00 to 14:00 (GMT) Aberystwyth This event will explore how we can build on existing experience of data management from the Welsh

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Using archives and special collections in teaching at Swansea University

With thanks to Elisabeth Bennett, Ian Glen, Chris Hall and Sian Williams, ISS, Swansea University for this guest posting. We have just come to the end of a busy term with ‘Practice of History’ students. ‘The Practice of History’ is

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WHELF/GW4 event: Information and digital literacies & the researcher

A warm welcome greeted the attendees who had chosen to spend their “Black Friday” at the WHELF/GW4 event “Information Literacy and the Researcher” held at Cardiff University on Fri 28th November 2014. The event was the first collaborative venture between

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“Universities Wales” showcase of research projects

The following content is from the Universities Wales website: “How do Welsh universities advance the world around us? Today’s global society faces a raft of challenges – to our people, to our economy, and to our environment. Research at Wales’

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RLUK and OCLC partner for shared collection management and visibility goal

SHEFFIELD, UK, 14 November, 2014—OCLC and Research Libraries UK (RLUK), a consortium of the largest research organisations in the UK and Ireland, today announced an expanded partnership that will help RLUK achieve key strategic objectives for shared collection management and

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Open Access Week Events / Digwyddiad Wythnos Mynediad Agored: Aberystwyth a Bangor

Bydd y siaradwyr gwadd yn y ddau ddigwyddiad yn cynnwys: Ben Johnson o HEFCE a fydd yn siarad am y gofynion REF ar gyfer Mynediad Agored Roger Tritton o JISC Collections a fydd yn siarad am eu gwaith yn archwilio

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Event: Digital and Information Literacies and the Researcher @ Cardiff Uni 28-11-14

Venue: Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University, Cathays Park, Cardiff, 10.00– 16.00, Friday November 28th 2014. We are pleased to invite you to attend this event organised by librarians from Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) and the Great Western 4 libraries.

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