Category: WHELF Shared LMS blog

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

Toolkit for library collaboration

The Sconul Collaboration Strategy Group have developed a toolkit for library collaboration “to aid the selection and development of efficient and effective shared services within and beyond the HE library sector”.  The toolkit has been authored by Richard Parsons, University

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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

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

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

A unified system and interface for the University of South Wales

The third in a series of short blog interviews with project leads at WHELF institutions which have already gone live with the shared LMS and Discovery-Alma and Primo: Bernadette Ryan at the University of South Wales The University of South