Category: workforce development

Call for papers – Gregynog Colloquium 2017

Every year WHELF and HEWIT organise a residential colloquium at Gregynog Hall, the University of Wales’ conference centre. This is an annual opportunity for Library and IT staff and practitioners at all levels to collaborate and share best practice.   This year’s

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LILAC conference 10-12th April 2017

This year LILAC (Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference) will be taking place from the 10-12th April 2017 at Swansea University’s Bay Campus. This conference is “aimed at librarians and information professionals who teach information literacy skills, are interested in digital

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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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Employability LibTeachMeets Nov 2016

The WHELF Learning & Teaching sub-group will be holding two Library TeachMeets during November 2016 the theme of employability. The first event will be held on the 9th November at Bangor University and the second event will be held at

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Report from the RDM training day

With thanks to Beth Hall, Academic Support Librarian at Bangor University for this blog post: The WHELF research group organised a training session on Research Data Management at Cardiff University on the 6th September.  Attendees represented a range of the

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Supporting research: presentation from the Gregynog Colloquium

This presentation was delivered by Bronwen Blatchford (Cardiff Metropolitan University / RWCMD), Susan Glen (Swansea University) and Beth Hall (Bangor University) at the 2016 WHELF/HEWIT Colloquium. It discusses the feedback from the 3 regional events for librarians supporting research organized

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WHELF Research Data Management Training Day

Largely driven by funder policy, libraries around the world have begun to explore how to support research data management. This means applying our skills to a new context. We need to support researchers to plan data management. We also need

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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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International Open Access Week event at Bangor, “The institution as publisher”

International Open Access Week Event, Bangor University “The Institution as a Publisher” Thursday 22nd October 2015 Management Centre 1-3pm with lunch at 12.30   1-1.45 Scholarly publishing in the library Graham Stone, Information Resources Manager, Computing and Library Services, University

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