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NBK Phase 1 Complete – Join Us for Phase 2!

The National Bibliographic Knowledgebase (NBK) is a transformative new national service that will aggregate bibliographic data at scale and link with a number of other data sources to help users to more effectively find, access and use print and digital scholarly resources. It will also greatly enhance the ability of libraries to more effectively manage […]

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NBK beta resource discovery interface

We are pleased to announce the launch of a beta NBK resource discovery interface. At launch, this contains data from 43 NBK libraries, and over 6.8 million records. More libraries will be added during 2018, as their data is received and processed. The beta resource discovery interface is primarily aimed at allowing contributing libraries to […]

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NBK Community Data Quality and Efficiency Task and Finish Groups

We would like to convene some funded community groups to look at issues and possible interventions that might be made to enhance the quality and efficiency of library bibliographic and holdings data. As well as being of broad sectoral benefit, the objective of these groups will be to work on a set of structured challenges that […]

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Over 40 libraries have contributed to the National Bibliographic Knowledgebase (NBK) so far. Will you be next?

We’re very pleased to report that we’re over half-way to our target of having 75 institutions represented on the NBK by the end of January 2018. We’ve just sent over our 40th and 41st institutions to be loaded onto the database, and we now have a great cross-section of UK HE and specialist libraries represented […]

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NBK overview, October 2017

We were very pleased to be invited to speak at the EPUG-UKI conference earlier this week, where we gave an update on the current progress of the NBK, and extended an invitation for all UK HE libraries to contact us if they’d like to discuss contributing data. Slides from the event are below, or downloadable […]