The last decade has been a period of unprecedented change for university libraries. The rapid growth in numbers of students and staff across the higher education sector has been accompanied by the move to a substantially-digital environment, with some fundamental …

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The Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) is delighted to announce the appointment of Ann Rossiter as Executive Director from 13 September. Ann has considerable experience in policy development and public communications. Her most recent role was as …

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Download HEFCW’s three-year corporate strategy, which sets out their vision and targets for higher education in Wales by the year 2013: http://www.hefcw.ac.uk/documents/publications/corporate_documents/Corporate%20Strategy%20final%20English.pdf The Strategy will: help to deliver For our Future, the Welsh Assembly Government’s Twenty-First Century Strategy and Plan …

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29 June 2010 Universities in Wales face closure and mergers under plans announced by Education Minister Leighton Andrews. From Wales Online: In a statement to AMs yesterday, he said: “The HEFCW [Higher Education Funding Council for Wales] has determined that …

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