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The WHELF Shared LMS project has been shortlisted in the “Outstanding Library Team” category  of the Times Higher Education Leadership and Managements Awards (THELMAs) for 2015. Led by Cardiff University the project is groundbreaking in its procurement of a single cloud based …

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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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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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Scotland and Wales have started to undergo work to develop shared library IT systems across their higher education institutions thanks to initial funding and support from Jisc. Ultimately, this will provide students access to information hosted at all institutions, opening …

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Welsh Higher Education Electronic Library (WHEEL) A new steering group has convened to look at further development of collaborative purchase of e-resources in Wales: Mark Hughes (Swansea – Chair) Janet Peters (Cardiff) Sue Hodges (Bangor) Gillian McDonald (Cardiff) Julie Neenan …

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Link to the full report here: http://blogs.cardiff.ac.uk/sharedlms/wp-content/uploads/sites/49/2013/03/JISC-Shared-LMS-Report.pdf In July 2012 WHELF successfully obtained funding from the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) to explore the potential for a shared Library Management System across all higher education institutions and the NHS libraries …

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On Friday 5th October, more than thirty library staff from across Scotland met together to discuss Library Management Systems.  Facilitated by Stephanie Taylor and Sheila Cannell, this one-day event asked the question, “Would a shared library management system improve services …

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WHELF has been successful in its bid to JISC for a pathfinder project to investigate a broad range of potential new models and approaches to library systems and services. Shared LMS: Business Case Evaluation Building on the work of the …

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A successful bid by WHELF to CyMAL: Museums Archives Libraries Wales has funded a feasibility study into shared library management systems. This is seen as a potential area to drive further collaboration and forms a key part of the WHELF …

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Above Campus IT Services for Scottish Universities and Colleges – A Shared Road Map for Local Benefit and Collective Opportunity. http://www.heids.ac.uk/reports/ July 2011 This study has established the feasibility of a collaborative approach by Scottish higher and further education institutions …

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