The Gregynog Colloquium has been organized this year by UWTSD and Swansea University and will take place between 12th-16th June 2017. This year’s Library programme is a varied mix of topics linked to the theme of ‘Advocacy, Engagement and the …

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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 …

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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 …

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Aberystwyth University libraries are running a LibTeachMeet on Thursday, 9 June 2016 from 11:00 to 15:00 focusing on the librarian’s role in Employability. This will take place on Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University. We invite librarians from different sectors to discuss …

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 Yesterday I had the opportunity  to attend the official opening of the new Bay Library at Swansea University’s Bay Campus. The library was opened by Professor Iwan Davies, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Internationalisation and External Affairs) along with Lewys Aron, President of Swansea …

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The conference aims to explore the impact of the learning environment on the student experience. The one day event, which is organised jointly by the University of Wales, Newport and IBI Nightingale, aims to draw together academics, support staff, colleagues …

Learning Spaces and the Student Experience conference at the Senedd – National Assembly For Wales: Monday, March 11, 2013 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 …

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Bookings are now open for the first CILIP ARLG Conference. Newcastle University, 25-27 June 2012 The biennial CILIP CoFHE and UC&R Conference has become a significant date in the academic library professional’s diary. It provides the opportunity to share expertise, …

Great expectations: what do students want and how do we deliver? Read more »