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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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An article by Jeremy Atkinson and Paul Riley in SCONUL Focus, Number 45, 2009: http://www.sconul.ac.uk/publications/newsletter/45/31.pdf In December 2007, at an event at the National Library of Wales, WHELF launched its innovative e-book deal arranged with the Online Computer Library Center …

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