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Remodelling the library data marketplace: webinar

We’ve reported before on the blog about our consultants and the work they’ve been doing around Plan M. They’re now ready to report, and we’d like to invite you to join us and them for a webinar to hear their findings and recommendations. Date/time: Wednesday 25th November, 11-12. Sign-up here: https://www.jisc.ac.uk/events/recommendations-for-remodelling-the-library-data-marketplace-consultants-report-25-nov-2020 As always, our thanks […]

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Making OA Monographs Discoverable – Response to the COPIM Report

Given that it was Open Access Week last week, I’m a little late to the party. But what I did do last week, was participate in a panel organised by EBSCO that explored Open Reliable Access to Trustworthy OA Resources. Some of the points made in that panel on OA monograph discovery will resurface in […]

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Plan M: understanding costs

One of the key things that our consultants are looking at as part of their Plan M work is the economic side of the library bibliographic metadata marketplace. We need to get an understanding of the current costs are and where that money is flowing in order to produce the robust economic modelling that will […]

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LHCAB July 2020 Meeting

The Library Hub Community Advisory Board met online on 1st July. Tracey Middleton, Collections and Digital Development Manager at Bangor University was welcomed as a new member.  A summary of discussions follows: A list of institutions which have not yet engaged with the NBK was circulated and Board members agreed to continue to promote the […]

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Moving Plan M Forwards – We Need Your Help!

So … I know we’re in the middle of a global pandemic; and the UK is in lockdown; and everyone has got a lot on their minds … BUT, we do need to press on with Plan M! If anyone hasn’t heard of it, or needs a reminder of what it is, feel free to […]