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Emma Adamson, Director of Learning Services at the University of South Wales (UWS), writes: “Andrew Dalgleish and I have discussed and agreed that we would like to request that I re-join WHELF as our senior representative for 2022, with Andrew …

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Our universities are fully committed to the approach being taken by the UK’s Elsevier Negotiation Team and support the recommendation to reject the 6th proposal from Elsevier on the basis it does not yet meet the two core objectives of …

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WHELF is putting out a call to join our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Group.  The WHELF EDI Group has achieved notable successes since it was established in 2020 – including a high profile conference on Excluded Voices.  The Group has …

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The WHELF Board returned to the beautiful setting of Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden, for their first in person meeting since February 2020. All member institutions were represented and the guests were Emma Adamson, former WHELF Chair, Mairwen Owen, formerly of Bangor …

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The Estyn Allan training and development programme has been selected as first place in the CILIP Cymru Wales Welsh Library Team of the Year Award. Joint second place was awarded to Coleg Sir Gâr Library Service and the Grŵp Llandrillo …

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The next WHELF Board meeting will be held at the beautiful venue of Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden in North Wales. It will be the first time colleagues have met face to face since February 2020, and the first opportunity to meet …

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Last week CILIP Cymru Wales met with information professional leaders from across Wales to respond to Welsh Government’s consultation on its LGBTQ+ action plan. WHELF is pleased to have been included in this and hopes its members will share their views …

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WHELF is currently going through a period of change, with colleagues leaving WHELF institutions: Mairwen Owen retired from Bangor University in July. Mairwen was most recently Academic Support Manager in Bangor University library but also worked as Law Librarian for …

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This Teachmeet is an opportunity to showcase the range of ways in which libraries support research and to learn from one another’s experiences. We welcome contributions from both library staff and the research community, including students. The Teachmeet will take …

Aberystwyth University Library Teachmeet 2021: How Do Libraries Support Researchers? 23/11/2021 Read More »

WHELF Annual Colloquium 2021 There and back again: using lessons learned from the pandemic to shape the library services of the future. The WHELF Colloquium was again online this year. Our programme explored how we have adapted services and innovated …

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