Category: Welsh universities

The Welsh Government has published its Digital Strategy for Wales “Digital in Wales: improving the lives of everyone through collaboration, innovation and better public services.” WHELF is pleased to have been involved in the draft consultation process and to see …

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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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Philippa Price writes: On the 16th December 2020, librarians from higher and further education institutions across Wales gathered for the latest WHELF teachmeet to share good practice. As you’d expect in 2020, the event took place online. The theme was …

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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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The WHELF Learning and Teaching Group invites you to our free Teachmeet on Wednesday 16th December 11am-12pm: ‘Is there anybody there? Learning and teaching with students remotely’. The Teachmeet will be held on Zoom and include the following : Welcome …

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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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