On Wednesday 30 January 2019 I represented WHELF at the UK Regional Consortia Managers’ Meeting, meeting colleagues from The Northern Collaboration (NC), White Rose (WR), Mercian Collaboration (MC), the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries (M25) and NoWAL. Unfortunately bad weather …

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Gareth Owen started in post as Acting Deputy University Librarian and Assistant Director University Library Service at Cardiff University on 7 January, following 5 years as the programme manager for the WHELF Shared LMS. He is a qualified librarian, who has …

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WHELF would like to welcome Tracey Stanley to the WHELF Reps’ Group. Tracey has taken up the Acting Library Director post at Cardiff University for a period of 12 months from January 2019 following Janet Peters’ retirement. Tracey has  worked …

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Last year the Archives & Special Collections Group really enjoyed taking part in the Color Our Collections social media campaign run by the New York Academy of Medicine Library, which saw us join with other libraries, archives, and museums around the …

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WHELF has a new Development Officer starting today: welcome to Gill Morris who will be based at Swansea University. Her working days for WHELF will be Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday.   Gill currently works 2.5 days a week in …

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The WHELF Copyright Group chairs Marie Lancaster and Scott Prior are running a Copyright Card game event in Bangor on October 24th: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/whelf-copyright-roadshow-bangor-university-tickets-50782739541 Tickets are free but registration is required. The Copyright Card game is “a new engaging approach to …

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WHELF is changing its Staff Development programme in 2018-2019. Building on our successful Teachmeets and other events, we want to facilitate exchanges of experience, drawing on the expertise we have in Wales and strengthening collaboration within the sector. We aim …

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Post by Nick Roberts (USW) and Mark Lester (CMU) What was this? We held an event on the afternoon of Tuesday 26th June at Cardiff Met – attended by 19 colleagues from across South and West Wales (as well as …

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The WHELF Research Group is running two “Open Research Cafe” events: “an ideas exchange for different stakeholders on the topic of OA publishing, Open Data, Access to Information”. These events are an excellent opportunity for HE library staff who wish …

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WHELF sponsored a Welsh Copyright Roadshow event in Swansea on 18th April, run by the joint chairs of the WHELF Copyright Group, Marie Lancaster and Scott Pryor. You can read a summary of the day on the UK Copyright literacy …

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