Category: Whelf shared LMS

WHELF Reps meeting summary October 2016

The WHELF Representatives met at Gregynog Hall on Thursday 28th October-Friday 29th October 2016. These are some of the topics that were addressed at the meeting. For the first session of the meeting we welcomed Einir Young, Director of Sustainability

Celebrating Library Cooperation

New Wales-wide library system will foster greater collaboration between universities A new library management system which will promote collaboration between cross-sector libraries in Wales will be celebrated at an event in the National Assembly today (Thursday 22 September 2016). The

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Fantastic news: Implementation completed for the WHELF Shared LMS!

Bangor University went live with Ex-Libris Alma and Primo on 25 August, completing the implementation cycle for all of the 11 Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) Shared Library Management System (LMS) institutions.  The first to go live was Swansea

RWCMD, Cardiff University & NHS Wales Libraries go live with WHELF Shared LMS

Congratulations to Cardiff University Library, the NHS Wales Libraries and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD), who have now all gone live with the WHELF Shared LMS. These libraries are part of cohort 3, and make up

Summer closure for refurbishment at the RWCMD

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD) will be closed from Friday 8th July until Monday 12th September in order to carry out work to improve the library entrance, issue desk and office space. As part of the

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Measuring and monitoring the benefits of a shared LMS

This presentation was delivered by Graham Hay and Michael Lee from Cambridge Econometrics at the recent Gregynog Colloquium. The presentation outlines a Jisc funded project to identify the benefits of a shared LMS; to identify what has been acheived, what

WHELF Reps meeting report May 2016

The WHELF Representatives gathered at Gladstone’s Library on 19th-20th May 2016. Attending the meeting were: Sue Hodges (Chair, Bangor), Emma Adamson (U of SW), Kristine Chapman (National Museum Wales – Amgueddfa Cymru), Andrew Dalgleish (U of SW), Ann Davies (OU), 

From multiple legacy systems to a single LMS at UWTSD

  With thanks to John Dalling (Senior Learning Resources Adviser, UWTSD)  for the first of our blog posts from cohort 2.     About UWTSD The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) was formed in 2010 following the merger

Implementation at the NLW

With thanks to Sian Thomas (Systems Manager, NLW) and Glen Robson (Head of Systems, NLW) for this article: Tell us about the National Library of Wales The National Library of Wales (NLW) was established in 1907 to “collect, preserve and

Cardiff Metropolitan University goes live with WHELF Shared LMS

March 2016 brings a double success for the implementation of the WHELF Shared LMS as Cardiff Metropolitan University went live this morning with the service ( Cardiff Metropolitan’s implementation concludes the implementation phase for cohort 2 and now the process