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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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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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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 […]