This was my first return visit to the Colloquium for approximately 5 years. It was a great opportunity for me to meet with colleagues “old” and new and establish new connections with librarians since I’ve become the WHELF Development Officer. …

WHELF/HEWIT Gregynog Colloquium 2014 Read more »

As the WHELF Shared LMS project gathers pace so does international interest in our progress! Last week the WHELF Development Officer received an email from Kathy Scardellato, the Executive Director of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL), in Ontario, …

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A unique digital archive The Welsh Experience of the First World War was launched on Thursday 28th Nov 2013 at The College Merthyr Tydfil. The Welsh experience of the First World War was developed as a collaborative initiative led by …

National Library of Wales launch “The Welsh Experience of the First World War” Read more »

One of the challenges facing leaders in HE, including those leading library services, is making effective use of business analytics data,  for example to improve the student experience.   JISC is currently looking at the scope for a shared service for …

Activity data – delivering benefits from the data deluge Read more »

Facebook photo albums, online clips and video briefings for international students are among examples of best practice highlighted in a new report aimed at helping universities and colleges better inform their first-years about life at university. As part of the …

Social media helps universities attract the right students Read more »

News release: 22 April 2010 Due to the current financial climate and pressures on funding, the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) has been reviewing priorities for uncommitted funding for the remainder of 2010-11. Consequently HEFCW will be withdrawing …

Review of funding for JISC projects in Wales Read more »