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Recording retention commitments: LHCAB confirms recommendation.

Following a period of community consultation in April and May, the Library Hub Community Advisory Board (LHCAB) has confirmed a final statement recommending the use of a standard approach to recording monograph retention commitments. The statement takes account of comments received as follows: Recognition that libraries with wholly self-renewing collections may not wish to adopt […]

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Collection management of monographs: seizing the opportunity

The Jisc Library Hub Community Advisory Board (LHCAB), as advocates for the development of a cooperative approach to the management of both monograph and serials collections and bibliographic data, is recommending that libraries adopt a consistent approach to the recording of monograph retention commitments. The purpose of this initiative is to enable Jisc Library Hub […]

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Library Hub governance: CMCAB becomes LHCAB

Since the launch of three Library Hub services back in July 2019, we have been examining the governance structure required as we continue to deliver and develop services built on the National Bibliographic Knowledgebase. From April 2020, the Collection Management Community Advisory Board will take on a broader role, representing the community in advising Jisc […]

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CMCAB February 2020 Meeting

The Jisc Collection Management Community Advisory Board met on 3rd February.  Chris Awre stepped down from the Board in January and was thanked for his valuable contributions to our work.  Alan Danskin, Metadata Standards Manager at the British Library was welcomed as a new member whose metadata expertise will be highly valued. Following discussion at […]

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CMCAB February, July and November 2019 meetings.

Apologies for the hiatus in posting summaries of the CMCAB meetings held in 2019. 2019 was an exceptionally busy year for the NBK team as we worked towards the formal launch of the three Library Hub services at the end of July and continued with post-launch activity.  The three CMCAB meetings held in 2019 were […]

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Library Hub Services and the coronavirus (COVID-19)

As you may know, in response to recent government advice Jisc offices are now closed and the Library Hub team are working from home. We are all now settling into a new routine and we don’t expect the changes to have any significant impact on the Library Hub services. However, it may be that some […]

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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 […]

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Season’s Greetings and Christmas Closure

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Library Hub team! Library Hub Discover Support will be taking a break from 24th December until 6th January. The Library Hub services – Discover, Compare and Cataloguing – will be available over Christmas and New Year. Any queries sent over this period will be dealt with […]

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Collection Management: Share the Experience @ event summaries

Summaries of Collection Management: Share the Experience events from 2015 – 2019 are provided below: Collections Management: Share the Experience @ Royal Holloway 11th & 12th June 2019 This year’s Collection Management: Share the Experience event, our 5th, was extended to become a two day affair, hosted in the beautiful surroundings of Royal Holloway, University […]

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Hello Library Hub!

At 10.00 on the morning of Wednesday 31st July 2019, the Library hub discover service will take over from its predecessor Copac and will start providing libraries and their users with the ability to do fast searches using a fresh new interface across the merged catalogues of 110 UK academic and specialist libraries. But that’s just […]