Monthly Archives: October 2013

Welcome to the new WHELF Development Officer

A new development officer for WHELF. Welcome Rachael!

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Great social librarian infographic

I love this infographic of social librarians. It emphasises the people-centred approach, as well as how library staff embrace social media. Originally posted in a newsletter on Library Connect by Elsevier, I picked it up on Catherine Lee’s Scoop.it pages … Continue reading

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Professor of Digital Humanities and Head of the University Library

Another post for a Professor in digital humanities in Wales – this time at the University of Wales Trinity St David. The person will also be appointed as Head of the library service. The other post is for a Professor … Continue reading

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Kick-off: the Get Libraries campaign is launched

Rugby balls were swapped for books on Thursday 10th October 2013 with the launch of the Get reading, get better, get libraries campaign at the Scarlets‘ rugby ground in Llanelli. The annual library festival for Wales this year has a focus on … Continue reading

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Maritime heritage conference in Swansea

If you’ve got an interest maritime history, heritage, culture and industry you may want to look at the programme of Where Waters Meet, a two day event in Swansea 16-17th October 2013. Day two features Wales’s very own Andrew Green, … Continue reading

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More on children and reading

Following on from recent posts on the importance of reading for children, here’s an infographic from Canada on children and digital reading. It was published on The Digital Reader and was prepared by BookNet Canada and is based on a study … Continue reading

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