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The WHELF Board met on Tuesday 9th March via Teams. Alison Harding is the new Chair and Mark Hughes the Vice Chair. Alison thanked Julie Hart for continuing as Treasurer and Steve Williams for his work as Chair from 2019-21. …

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Gill Morris writes: On Wednesday 10th March WHELF welcomed colleagues to a Zoom presentation from Philippa Price, Subject Librarian at Swansea University. In November 2020 Swansea University held a Living Books event for its staff entitled A Brave New World: …

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Here is the joint CILIP Wales, WHELF, National Library, NHS Libraries and Welsh Public Libraries response to the (Draft) WG Digital Strategy: Download the full report from the link, key recommendations below. Key recommendations Recommendation 1: Learning from previous policies …

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WHELF: Welsh Higher Education Libraries Forum An Open Letter to Rt Hon Mark Drakeford MS, First Minister of Wales : The National Library of Wales The Welsh Government has enshrined in legislation the key principles of inclusive citizenship, wellbeing and …

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Excluded Voices – a WHELF Conference WHELF are organising a free one-day conference on Excluded Voices and our Collections to be held online, on 22nd April 2021. We’d like to invite colleagues from the libraries, museums and heritage sector organisations across the …

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It’s that time of year again! The Archives & Special Collections Group are taking part in the Color Our Collections social media campaign run by the New York Academy of Medicine Library, joining with other libraries, archives, and museums around the …

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Amy Staniforth writes: NHS Wales Library and Knowledge Service and Newtown Area Library have been recognized by CILIP Cymru Wales, the Library and Information association in Wales, for their incredible commitment and innovative services during a turbulent 2020. The Award, …

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Alison Harding , Executive Head of Library and Learning Resources at UWTSD, writes: We have recently participated in a case study with Ex Libris on implementing Alma across a small multi-campus university This will be made available on the Ex …

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WHELF Cataloguing Group – nominated by Alan Hughes, Cardiff University: The team has had a transformational and refreshing impact on the reinvention of cataloguing activities across Wales and beyond. The all-Wales partnership of 14 higher education and research institutions – …

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This new award from CILIP Cymru Wales is about celebrating the achievements of Teams working within Library/Information Services in Wales.The award celebrates teams who have demonstrated achievements in at least two of the following areas: Positive impact on community or …

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