Category Archives: Academic libraries

Celebrating libraries, archives and museums in Wales

October and November are busy times in Wales for celebrating libraries, archives and museums as each sector has a festival to help everyone get to know their museum, archive and library and what’s on offer. (I’m very grateful to Emma … Continue reading

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National Libraries Day 2016 – use it, love it, join it

I know what I will be doing on Saturday 6th February 2016 … I will be visiting my local library! I will probably also take to the Twitter airwaves to remind people to visit their library in person or to … Continue reading

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It’s January, it’s time to enter the library marketing excellence awards for Wales

The following comes from the Audience Development Team, who are looking for the best library marketing activities in Wales from 2015: “Has your service attracted new audiences, done a great marketing activity on a shoestring or used some grant funding … Continue reading

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Inclusive book stock

I recall from my days as a library studies student and working in libraries that generally library staff are very good at being inclusive, in all areas of their work, but definitely in terms of stock collection. I’ve just read … Continue reading

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Developing digital literacies

‘The librarian’s role in developing digital literacies’ was the title of a day event in Cardiff University which I was fortunate to attend the other week. The programme was geared towards academic library staff in university settings, although was also … Continue reading

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WHELF wins at THELMAs 2015

Well done Welsh universities and the National Library of Wales! (Re-blogged their article)

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WHELF Shared LMS shortlisted for THELMAs Award 2015

Congratulations to the WHELF partners on being shortlisted, fingers crossed for the final result!

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