Category: WHELF

New Chair and Vice-Chair for WHELF

WHELF congratulates Emma Adamson on her new role of Chair of WHELF from March 1st 2017. Emma is the Director of Learning Services at the University of South Wales and has been a member of WHELF since 2010.Emma became Vice-Chair

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Academic Book Week

Academic Book Week celebrates the diversity, innovation and influence of academic books in all their forms and will be taking place from the 23rd-28th January 2017. In support of this event WHELF will be holding a workshop on the theme

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Event report: Employability TeachMeet at Swansea University

Many thanks to Helen Bader (Assistant Librarian (Drama), Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama) for writing this report on her experience of attending the recent Employability LibTeachMeet at Swansea University: In November 2016 the WHELF Learning and Teaching Group

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WHELF Annual Report

The WHELF Annual Report for the academic year 2015-16 is now available. The report highlights the collective work of WHELF along with news and developments from the WHELF institutions. The report can be downloaded in English or Welsh from the

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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

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Natural Resources Wales joins WHELF

We are very pleased to announce that the Library and Information Service of Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has become a member of WHELF. NRW’s Information Services offer a range of electronic and physical resources and services to its staff and

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News from UWTSD

Congratulations to Alison Harding who has been appointed as Executive Head of Library and Learning Resources at UWTSD (University of Wales Trinity Saint David). In her new role Alison will provide overall leadership in devising, implementing and monitoring a strategic

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WHELF/HEWIT Gregynog Colloquium 2016

The WHELF/HEWIT Gregynog Colloquium was held on 13th-17th June 2016 and was organized this year by the University of South Wales. The annual Colloquium is a week long event held at Gregynog Hall near Newtown, Powys and is an opportunity

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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), 

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Gregynog Colloquium 2016

The Gregynog Colloquium has been organized this year by the University of South Wales and will take place between 13th-17th June 2016.  This year’s Library programme is a varied mix of topics linked to the theme of ‘The Academic Library

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