Category: technology

Gregynog Colloquium 10th-13th June 2014 – booking now open

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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Open & online: Wales, higher education and emerging modes of learning

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 2014 – deadline for papers extended until 18th April 2014

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

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

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

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WHELF Shared Library Management System – job opportunity

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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Online Digital Learning Working Group

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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The Benefits of Sharing: a JISC LMS Pathfinder Project

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

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Written Statement – Learning in Digital Wales

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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Shared LMS – new WHELF project to be funded by JISC

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

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Digital Wales Advisory Board Annual Report 2011

The report is the Board’s first Annual Report. It includes details of the major issues and recommendations considered by the Board during 2011. The report fulfils the Board’s responsibility to provide advice on ways to exploit opportunities from the growth

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