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WHELF event: British Library DataCite service : free workshops at Bangor and Cardiff

This is a bilingual posting – the English version follows the Welsh below: Mae’r Llyfrgell Brydeinig yn cynnal dau weithdy ar gyfer aelodau WHELF, gan ddarparu mwy o wybodaeth am DataCite – gwasanaeth sy’n darparu dynodwyr gwrthrych digidol (DOI) ar

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NLW/WHELF event: Research and scientific data management 16th Feb 2015

Research and Scientific data management: new challenges and opportunities National Library of Wales Monday, 16 February 2015 from 10:00 to 14:00 (GMT) Aberystwyth This event will explore how we can build on existing experience of data management from the Welsh

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Using archives and special collections in teaching at Swansea University

With thanks to Elisabeth Bennett, Ian Glen, Chris Hall and Sian Williams, ISS, Swansea University for this guest posting. We have just come to the end of a busy term with ‘Practice of History’ students. ‘The Practice of History’ is

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“Universities Wales” showcase of research projects

The following content is from the Universities Wales website: “How do Welsh universities advance the world around us? Today’s global society faces a raft of challenges – to our people, to our economy, and to our environment. Research at Wales’

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RLUK and OCLC partner for shared collection management and visibility goal

SHEFFIELD, UK, 14 November, 2014—OCLC and Research Libraries UK (RLUK), a consortium of the largest research organisations in the UK and Ireland, today announced an expanded partnership that will help RLUK achieve key strategic objectives for shared collection management and

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Open Access Week Events / Digwyddiad Wythnos Mynediad Agored: Aberystwyth a Bangor

Bydd y siaradwyr gwadd yn y ddau ddigwyddiad yn cynnwys: Ben Johnson o HEFCE a fydd yn siarad am y gofynion REF ar gyfer Mynediad Agored Roger Tritton o JISC Collections a fydd yn siarad am eu gwaith yn archwilio

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Presentations from the Repository and Research Support Seminar, Swansea University July 21st 2014

Swansea University Library recently organized a highly informative seminar day for WHELF on repositories and supporting research. The event covered a wide range of topics from the Welsh Repository Network and the WW1 project, to REF, bibliometrics, ORCID and the

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What is the future of research libraries?

Well worth a read – the text of an entertaining and thought-provoking lecture by Andrew Green: ‘Tangible intangibility’: the present and future of research libraries The Charles Holden Lecture, Senate House, University of London, 10 October 2013 http://gwallter.com/libraries/tangible-intangibility.html

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Researching Wales – Leighton Andrews

In the ninth and final part of a series on university research, Education  Minister Leighton Andrews reviews Researching Wales and explains why Welsh  universities must build on their solid foundations. Link:   http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/education-news/2012/11/22/our-aim-is-to-stamp-our-presence-on-the-research-landscape-of-british-academia-91466-32281594

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Researching Wales – Julie Lydon

The Education Wales supplement continues its Researching Wales series, with a feature from Julie Lydon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glamorgan, http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/education-news/2012/10/18/universities-like-ours-specialise-in-making-discoveries-relevant-to-the-wider-world-91466-32053749/ Previous articles in the series: Cardiff University Bangor University Aberystwyth University Wales

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