Category: workforce development

I recently attended the CILIP Cymru/Wales conference held in Llandudno 11th-12th May 2017. Thank you to MALD (Welsh Government, Museum, Archives & Libraries Division) for providing me with a sponsored place for the Thursday, this is my report from some …

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WHELF Research Group event Please join us to hear invited research staff describe their research lifecycle, pressure points, and support they find useful from the library service.  We also have guest speaker Dr Penny Dowdney who will share her expertise …

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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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This year LILAC (Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference) will be taking place from the 10-12th April 2017 at Swansea University’s Bay Campus. This conference is “aimed at librarians and information professionals who teach information literacy skills, are interested in digital …

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Many thanks to Helen Bader (Assistant Librarian (Drama), Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama) for writing this report on her experience of attending the recent Employability LibTeachMeet at Swansea University: In November 2016 the WHELF Learning and Teaching Group …

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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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The WHELF Learning & Teaching sub-group will be holding two Library TeachMeets during November 2016 the theme of employability. The first event will be held on the 9th November at Bangor University and the second event will be held at …

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With thanks to Beth Hall, Academic Support Librarian at Bangor University for this blog post: The WHELF research group organised a training session on Research Data Management at Cardiff University on the 6th September.  Attendees represented a range of the …

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This presentation was delivered by Bronwen Blatchford (Cardiff Metropolitan University / RWCMD), Susan Glen (Swansea University) and Beth Hall (Bangor University) at the 2016 WHELF/HEWIT Colloquium. It discusses the feedback from the 3 regional events for librarians supporting research organized …

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Largely driven by funder policy, libraries around the world have begun to explore how to support research data management. This means applying our skills to a new context. We need to support researchers to plan data management. We also need …

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