Category: WHELF

Message from Steve Williams, Chair of WHELF, on the COVID-19 situation: While our members’ physical libraries have closed, our digital estate is abuzz. The work of libraries and information services has increasingly taken place online and our wonderful and professional …

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The WHELF Annual Report for the academic year 2018-19 is now available. The report highlights the collective work of WHELF along with news and developments from the WHELF institutions. WHELF Annual Report 2018-19 Welcome to the WHELF report for 2018-19. …

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Thank you to Jenny McNally for your work on this.

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 …

Colo(u)r Our Collections is here again! Read More »

WHELF would like to welcome Dr Owain Rhys Roberts who joins us representing The National Library of Wales. Owain is Director of Collections and Public Programmes and Deputy Chief Executive at The National Library of Wales (NLW) since November 2019. …

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The WHELF Research group have arranged a session at Aberystwyth University looking at the use of Wikipedia/media/data in research activities: Discover how the National Library is utilising Wikipedia and its sister projects to engage with the public, to share digital …

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The annual WHELF Twitter takeover has been ongoing since October. This is a wonderful opportunity for each WHELF member institution to showcase the work it does and to promote activities, events, exhibitions or special collections. The takeover will continue in …

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On 11th-12th November the WHELF Board met in the beautiful venue of Gladstone’s Library in Hawarden, North Wales. All the WHELF institutions were represented in person except for Cardiff University who joined via MS Meeting. Tracey Stanley from CU was …

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The WHELF inter-library loan scheme is one of the case studies featured in a recently published SCONUL copyright briefing paper . SCONUL commissioned the briefing following the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property which led to the 2014 amendments to UK …

WHELF and the Copyright briefing paper on the Hargreaves exceptions Read More »

WHELF would like to welcome Gary Elliott-Cirigottis who joins us representing the Open University and the Open University in Wales. Gary has been Acting Co-Director of Library Services at the Open University since January 2019 and had been in post …

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