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WHELF Shared LMS announces chosen supplier

Welsh Universities, the National Library of Wales and the NHS Libraries in Wales select a shared Library Management System We are pleased to announce that a consortium of Welsh Universities, including the National Library of Wales, and the Welsh NHS

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WHELF survey of library access schemes

WHELF recently carried out a survey to audit library reciprocal access schemes in Wales. The survey was run as part of Strategic Aim 1 of the WHELF Action Plan: Student Experience to assess whether WHELF was meeting its objective to

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Inspire supports libraries in working together to improve access to information and learning for all. There are now almost 4000 Inspire libraries throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. These libraries are all committed to supporting learning in its widest

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WHELF – working with public libraries in Wales

Emma Adamson organised a second meeting between WHELF and Society of Chief Librarians (SCL Wales) representatives at Cathays Library in October. Areas of shared interest between SCL Wales and WHELF have been agreed as: Library Management Systems (LMS) E-access Reading Workforce development

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AEIOU – increasing the visibility of academic research in Wales

We are pleased to announce that the WRN consortium has been successful in their bid for further JISC funding. The AEIOU (Activity data to Enhance and Increase Open-access Usage) Wales project will run for six months and starts this week.  Project

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Evaluating the impact of SHEDL

This joint RIN and SCURL study looks at the initial impact of the SHEDL initiative, which aims to provide a common set of journals to all Scottish HEIs. It looks at changes in patterns of usage in different institutions and in

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SCONUL report on shared services on HELibTech: meeting 19th May

The HEFCE funded SCONUL report on ‘Shared Services’ is available to download on the Higher Education Library Technology (HELibTech) website. A meeting is being held in London on 19th May to explore the study’s findings and proposals. For more information

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NewsBank UK

As of 1 January 2010 a new online newspaper service is available for all Welsh public, HE and FE and health libraries, the Welsh Assembly Government and the National Library of Wales. Designed specifically for libraries in Wales, this new

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An Information Literacy Framework for Wales

Our first event to investigate a cross-sectoral information literacy framework for Wales took place this week on Monday and Tuesday at Gregynog. Delegates came from HE, FE, public and school library services, and included other interested stakeholders such as DCELLS and CyMAL. The conference was a

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Y Porth – the gateway to Welsh-medium resources for the University sector

A national Welsh-medium e-learning platform for the Higher Education sector Y Porth (literally “the Gateway”) is an innovative e-Learning platform for the Higher Education sector in Wales. Developed by the Centre for Welsh Medium Higher Education  it was formally launched

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