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Library Hub Discover – Spotlight on the Medical Libraries

Jisc Library Hub Discover brings together the catalogues of over 172 major UK and Irish libraries. In this month’s blog post we will be focusing on the medical libraries which contribute to our service and finding out more about the amazing resources these libraries have to offer. Here’s a selection of the medical libraries you […]

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Data Licensing NBK Plan M Survey

Consultation on National Bibliographic Metadata Agreements

Building on the recommendations of the Remodelling the Library Data Marketplace consultancy work, Jisc has been in preliminary discussions with two key library data suppliers to explore whether it might be possible to reach national agreements for the supply, use and re-use of bibliographic metadata. We have reached the point in our discussions with OCLC […]

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Libraries of the Enlightenment gallery at the British Museum

The British Museum first opened its doors to the public in 1759, the first national public museum in the world to do so. Today, the advancement of scientific research, open debate, and fostering of global community remain core to the work of the nearly 800 people who work here, through care and interpretation of the […]

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Library Hub Cataloguing NBK Plan M

Update on WorldCat Synchronisation for NBK Contributor Libraries

As of 31st January 2021, the Jisc Library Hub Cataloguing service will fully transition from being provided by OCLC to being brought in-house and aligned with other Jisc Library hub services (Discover and Compare). Further details and technical information are available in this blog post. In addition to providing the cataloguing service on Jisc’s behalf, […]

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The International Anthony Burgess Foundation Library

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation is an educational charity in the heart of Manchester that seeks to encourage and promote engagement with all aspects of the life and work of the novelist and composer Anthony Burgess (1917-1993). Established in 2003 by Burgess’s widow, Liana (1929-2007), the Burgess Foundation cares for an extensive library and archive, […]