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Data Library Hub Cataloguing NBK Plan M

Ending of Jisc and OCLC National Metadata Agreement: practical impact

As the National Metadata Agreement between Jisc and OCLC has now come to an end we have made some changes to the way we deal with OCLC data. From today (1st Aug 2022): we are┬áno longer supplying OCLC with update files from NBK contributing libraries for inclusion of their data in WorldCat and OCLC provenance […]

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Data libraries NBK Plan M

The Jisc/OCLC National Metadata Agreement

We are pleased to announce that Jisc and OCLC have signed an agreement that means academic and specialist libraries across the UK will have better access to fit-for-purpose catalogue records, and an enhanced ability to share and reuse bibliographic metadata. Building on the aims of Plan M and the recommendations coming out of the ‘Remodelling […]

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Data libraries NBK Plan M

Towards a National Metadata Agreement (with OCLC)

Those of you who have been following the Plan M discussions (and who also may have participated in the recent consultation about national metadata agreements) will no doubt be wondering where things have got to and what’s next? By way of a recap, the objective of the consultation was to understand whether there was appetite […]

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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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Data NBK Plan M

Next steps with Plan M Discussions (BDS)

Discussions are in progress between Jisc and the metadata supplier BDS (Bibliographic Data Services Ltd.) in relation to the objectives of Plan M and following up on the recommendations from the Remodelling the Library Data Marketplace (RLDM) project which recently concluded. We are currently working in collaboration with SCONUL and RLUK, and liaising with other […]