Category: collaboration

On Wednesday 30 January 2019 I represented WHELF at the UK Regional Consortia Managers’ Meeting, meeting colleagues from The Northern Collaboration (NC), White Rose (WR), Mercian Collaboration (MC), the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries (M25) and NoWAL. Unfortunately bad weather …

UK Regional Consortia Managers’ Meeting – Wednesday 30 January 2019 Read More »

A new article has been published open access on UKSG Insights by Janet Peters, Director of Library Services and University Librarian at Cardiff University. “Shrinking horizons – or pushing boundaries?” gives “an overview of the current benefits from collaborative working …

New article: collaboration in challenging times Read More »

WHELF is pleased to announce the publication of “Evaluating the benefits of the WHELF consortial approach to a library management system”. Funded by Jisc, Cambridge Econometrics was commissioned by the Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) to carry out an …

WHELF Shared LMS: measuring the benefits of collaboration Read More »

This event will provide a forum for the discussion of WHELF and ARCW (Archives and Record Council Wales) digital preservation requirements, and demonstrate the progress that has been made in developing a technical infrastructure for ARCW. The breakout sessions will …

ARCW and WHELF Digital Preservation event 28.3.2017 Read More »

The National Library of Wales and Cardiff University are pleased to announce the signing of a collaboration agreement which outlines ways in which the two institutions will work together in the future. The National Library (NLW) and Cardiff University have …

The National Library of Wales @Cardiff Read More »

Every year WHELF and HEWIT organise a residential colloquium at Gregynog Hall, the University of Wales’ conference centre. This is an annual opportunity for Library and IT staff and practitioners at all levels to collaborate and share best practice.   This year’s …

Call for papers – Gregynog Colloquium 2017 Read More »

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The WHELF Annual Report for the academic year 2015-16 is now available. The report highlights the collective work of WHELF along with news and developments from the WHELF institutions. The report can be downloaded in English or Welsh from the …

WHELF Annual Report Read More »

The Sconul Collaboration Strategy Group have developed a toolkit for library collaboration “to aid the selection and development of efficient and effective shared services within and beyond the HE library sector”.  The toolkit has been authored by Richard Parsons, University …

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The WHELF Representatives met at Gregynog Hall on Thursday 28th October-Friday 29th October 2016. These are some of the topics that were addressed at the meeting. For the first session of the meeting we welcomed Einir Young, Director of Sustainability …

WHELF Reps meeting summary October 2016 Read More »

New Wales-wide library system will foster greater collaboration between universities A new library management system which will promote collaboration between cross-sector libraries in Wales will be celebrated at an event in the National Assembly today (Thursday 22 September 2016). The …

Celebrating Library Cooperation Read More »

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