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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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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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