Category Archives: Library Hub Compare

CMCAB June 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

Systems and the NBK

We are one of the JISC community data groups, and our work ties in with Nick Barratt’s recent blog post regarding the metadata mapping project and review of metadata practice in the UK. Our group’s focus is to explore the technical aspects of data import and export relating to 2 key areas and how this may help … Read more

NBK metadata mapping project

We are one of the four NBK data community groups highlighted in Lee Blyth’s April post.  Our group is charged with reviewing current metadata practice in the UK, developing  a framework of data standards, and mapping different levels of metadata against specific functionality – from basic ‘discoverability’ to collaborative ‘share and compare’ activities at local, … Read more

National Bibliographic Knowledgebase Community Data Groups

Jisc have convened four community data groups to look at issues and possible interventions that might be made to enhance the quality and efficiency of library bibliographic and holdings data (https://libraryservices.jiscinvolve.org/wp/2017/12/nbk-group). These groups are running from now until the end of July 2018, and will be reporting their finding and progress to the community through … Read more

CMCAB February 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 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

White Rose Libraries: understanding collection overlap

The White Rose Libraries consortium have produced a final report on their investigations into collection overlap between the three member libraries (York, Leeds and Sheffield).  It sets out the results of a Jisc funded investigation exploring matching and de-duplication of bibliographic records in the Jisc CCM tool and SCS/OCLC GreenGlass, compared with manually checked results. … Read more

CMCAB June 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 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