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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

Using archives and special collections in teaching at Swansea University Read More »

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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’ …

“Universities Wales” showcase of research projects Read More »

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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 …

RLUK and OCLC partner for shared collection management and visibility goal Read More »

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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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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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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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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