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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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New Director of Learning Services for University of South Wales

WHELF would like to congratulate Emma Adamson on her appointment to the the role of Director of Learning Services at the University of South Wales. Emma’s current role is Head of Library Services at Cardiff Metropolitan University (and Vice-Chair of

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Swansea University celebrates opening the Bay Library

¬†Yesterday I had the opportunity¬† to attend the official opening of the new Bay Library at Swansea University’s Bay Campus. The library was opened by Professor Iwan Davies, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Internationalisation and External Affairs) along with Lewys Aron, President of Swansea

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Relaunch of the WHELF website

Welcome to the new WHELF website! The focus and purpose of the redesign has been to develop the site in order to be able to include content in English and Welsh (content is still being added to these pages so

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Swansea University goes live with WHELF Shared LMS

WHELF Shared LMS project reaches major milestone The 23rd June 2015 will be a landmark achievement in the WHELF Shared LMS project as the first institution, Swansea University, goes live with implementation of the latest generation library management system Alma,

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Event: Librarians developing digital literacies

Librarians developing digital literacies 10am to 4pm Friday 17th July 2015 Hadyn Ellis Building Cardiff University, Cathays Park, Cardiff. CF24 4HQ (Map – http://medicine.cf.ac.uk/place/hadyn-ellis-building-cathays-park/map/) n.b. There is no public parking available near the venue. A free event (refreshments and lunch

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Welsh Collaboration in action event: 23rd June 2015

Welsh Collaboration in Action: A Joint Event for Librarians Supporting HE in FE is being held this year on Tuesday 23rd June 2015 at University of South Wales, Library and Student Centre, Treforest Campus from 10am-4:30pm. The morning session will

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The library career and qualifications path

Many thanks to Alyson Tyler (CyMAL) for this overview of the library career and qualifications route and for providing details of bursary opportunities.

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