Category Archives: CMCAB

Results of a community consultation: recording retention commitments

Back in June last year the Jisc Collection Management Community Advisory Board issued a brief survey, circulated to various mailing lists.  The aim of the consultation was to gauge community appetite for adopting a common approach to recording retention information in bibliographic records. We received 39 responses, the majority of which were positive about the … Read more

CMCAB October 2018 Meeting

The Jisc Collection Management Community Advisory Board met on 19th October 2018.  With apologies for the delay, a summary of discussions is provided below: Board membership: Chris Awre from the University of Hull and Hannah Mateer from the University of Edinburgh were welcomed as new members of the Board. Project and Service Updates: as of 19th … Read more

CMCAB June 2018 Meeting

The Jisc Collection Management Community Advisory Board met on June 21st 2018.  A summary of discussions is provided below: Board membership: Dawn Holland from the University of Hull is stepping down from the Board.  Her colleague from Hull, Chris Awre, will be joining the Board at the next meeting. The University of Sydney have reported … Read more

CMCAB February 2018 Meeting

Here is our summary of discussions at the latest meeting of the Jisc Collection Management Community Advisory Board, held on February 8th 2018. The Board reviewed Terms of Reference for 2018, adding an oversight of NBK activity, specifically in relation to collection management, to our role and purpose. Service Updates: It was agreed that The … Read more

CMCAB October 2017 Meeting

The Jisc Collection Management Community Advisory Board met on 17th October 2017.  My apologies for the delay in posting a summary: Jane Daniels (Cardiff Metropolitan University) had produced a report for the Board about community interest in metadata memory.  The Board’s discussion raised issues on the current capability of library systems and how metadata memory … Read more

CMCAB June 2017 Meeting

The Jisc Collection Management Community Advisory Board met on 29th June.  Here is a summary of our discussions: As usual an update on CCM Tools & Copac activity was provided. Highlights included: The CCM Tools pilot with the University of Sydney is progressing. We are working on providing a MARC exchange upload facility.  Once established … Read more

CMCAB February 2017 Meeting

Please find below a summary of the Jisc Collection Management Community Advisory Board (CMCAB) meeting held on 3rd February 2017.  We have received some positive responses from the community about these updates, but welcome your comments and suggestions for improvements. The Board welcomed another new member, Dawn Holland from the University of Hull.  The time … Read more

A Community Advisory Board for Collections Management

A recent paper circulated to the lis-collection-mgmt@jiscmail.ac.uk email discussion list outlined new developments in the role of the former Copac Collection Management Tools Board. As announced by Ruth Elder at the CM@ Bristol event in February 2016, the Board considered that as a group with a broader remit it could provide a valuable role to … Read more