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WHELF Research Group “Open Research Cafe” events

The WHELF Research Group is running two “Open Research Cafe” events: “an ideas exchange for different stakeholders on the topic of OA publishing, Open Data, Access to Information”. These events are an excellent opportunity for HE library staff who wish

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Teachmeet: Be brave and bold in your teaching

Bookings are now open for a TeachMeet on the 6thFebruary, 10-2pm, in Committee Room 1 in the Glamorgan Building at Cardiff University. This has been organised by colleagues at Cardiff University as part of the activities of the WHELF Learning and Teaching

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WHELF Shared LMS: measuring the benefits of collaboration

WHELF is pleased to announce the publication of “Evaluating the benefits of the WHELF consortial approach to a library management system”. Funded by Jisc, Cambridge Econometrics was commissioned by the Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) to carry out an

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Academic Book of the Future project reports

The Academic Book of the Future Project has published the findings from its 2 year project.  The report by Marilyn Deegan states that: “the academic book/monograph is still greatly valued in the academy for many reasons: the ability to produce

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WHELF Representatives meeting update

The WHELF Representatives met on 18th-19th May, 2017 at Gregynog Hall. This was the first meeting with our new WHELF Chair, Emma Adamson (Director of Learning Services, USW). We welcomed Mairwen Owen (Head of Academic Services) from Bangor University Library

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Aber LibTeachMeet on Fake news

This event was held at Aberystwyth University on 21st June 2017 and was organized by library  trainee, George Smith. The event was well attended from across Wales and very well received. A blog post outlining the talks from the day

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In memory of Judith Agus

Judith Agus, former College Librarian at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD), sadly passed away on Tuesday 14th February 2017. Judith retired from RWCMD in December 2014 and was a greatly respected and dedicated librarian and a

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Winner of the Welsh Librarian of the Year Award 2016

This story is from the CILIP Cymru Wales website “Congratulations to Dylan Hughes, Leisure and Libraries Manager- Wrexham Library & Information Service WINNER of the Welsh Librarian of the Year Award 2016. Dylan was nominated for the award by the

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National Libraries Day

The annual National Libraries Day, an event to celebrate and showcase our libraries takes place this year on Saturday 6th February 2016. More details about the event and how you can get involved are on the website http://www.nationallibrariesday.org.uk/

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