Category: JISC

Congratulations to Swansea University who have been accepted to take part in the Jisc-ARMA ORCID Pilot project. The overall aim of this project is to explore the use and encourage the adoption of ORCIDs across Swansea University and, working with …

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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 …

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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 …

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The JISC Collections Summer Roadshows are taking place at Cardiff University and other venues over the summer. The events are aimed at librarians in the JISC Collections member institutions and are open to both HE and FE. The Cardiff roadshow …

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If you are interested in what Open Source software solutions are available to libraries, how they work, and the issues and strategies around their use, then this free event in Edinburgh on the 25th and 26th January may be of …

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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 …

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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 …

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Another useful post from Lis Parcell. If you are in HE and interested in the use of technology for inclusion, then you’ve probably heard of the HEAT (“HE Assistive Technology”) scheme which funded a massive range of projects in universities across the …

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An interesting blog post from Lis Parcell, who attended the event to launch the new free online toolkit from JISC InfoNet – Embedding Business and Community Engagement It’s designed to help Higher and Further Education institutions work more effectively on all aspects …

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