Category: technology

The WHELF Annual Report for the academic year 2017-18 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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Gregynog Colloquium 10th – 13th June 2014: “Rethinking the Future: Satisfying staff and students in times of diminishing resources and rising expectations.” The draft programme and details of how to book are available here Every year HEWIT and WHELF organise …

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A new report has recently been published by the Welsh Government investigating the theme of “Open & online: Wales, higher education and emerging modes of learning” “Recent years have seen an explosion of interest around the world in new modes …

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Gregynog Colloquium 10th – 13th June 2014: 2nd Call for Papers Theme: “Rethinking the Future: Satisfying staff and students in times of diminishing resources and rising expectations.” Every year HEWIT and WHELF organise a residential colloquium at Gregynog Hall, the …

Gregynog 2014 – deadline for papers extended until 18th April 2014 Read More »

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27-30 May 2014 at The Chinese University of Hong Kong Mobile technology has transformed so many aspects of our lives: how we work, how we communicate, how we study and how we play. Hosted by The Open University and The Chinese …

Call for papers for the Fifth International m-libraries Conference: from devices to people Read More »

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The Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) is developing a major programme of work to procure and implement a shared Library Management System for all Higher Education Institutions in Wales, plus the National Library of Wales, and the Welsh NHS …

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Leighton Andrews, Minister for Education and Skills, announced to the Higher Education Leadership Foundation in December last year that he intended to establish a working group to examine the potential for online digital learning and how the Welsh Government can support …

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On Friday 5th October, more than thirty library staff from across Scotland met together to discuss Library Management Systems.  Facilitated by Stephanie Taylor and Sheila Cannell, this one-day event asked the question, “Would a shared library management system improve services …

The Benefits of Sharing: a JISC LMS Pathfinder Project Read More »

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Chair of WHELF, Andrew Green, was a member of the Task and Finish Group which published its report entitled Find it, Make it, Use it, Share it – Learning in Digital Wales on 29 March 2012. The Minister has considered …

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WHELF has been successful in its bid to JISC for a pathfinder project to investigate a broad range of potential new models and approaches to library systems and services. Shared LMS: Business Case Evaluation Building on the work of the …

Shared LMS – new WHELF project to be funded by JISC Read More »

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