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New Branch Library Search Option in Library Hub Discover

Many of our contributing libraries have more than one branch library and in some cases they have many, for example, the University of Oxford sends us records for materials held in their many university and college libraries, whilst the National Trust has libraries in properties across the country. A search of Library Hub Discover will […]

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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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Helping you find OA resources on Discover

Following our last post on adding more Open Access resources to Library Hub Discover, we’ve added records from the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and Jisc Historical Texts and Journal Archives (currently free to all Jisc members). We’ve also made some changes to the sort order to bring OA and online resources to the […]

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More library catalogues added to Discover: Foundling Museum, Newman University and University of Sunderland

We’re pleased to announce that the holdings of the Foundling Museum (Gerald Coke Handel Collection), Newman University and University of Sunderland have been added to the Discover service. Foundling Museum – Gerald Coke Handel Collection The collection focuses on Handel and his musical contemporaries in Britain, and comprises over 12,000 items relating to 18th century […]

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Open access resources on Library Hub Discover

Adding aggregations of Open Access (OA) resources has always been one of the aims for Discover. With the closure of most libraries across the UK due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and the requirements for people to stay at home wherever possible, we have prioritised adding these resources. Discover now contains records from the Directory of Open […]

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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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The Frederick Lanchester collection at Coventry University Library

The work of car manufacturer, engineer, scientist and inventor Frederick Lanchester (1868-1946) is celebrated by the Lanchester Interactive Archive (LIA) at Coventry University. He was a leading automobile engineer in the UK during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and creator in 1895 of the first all-British four-wheel petrol driven motor car. This work […]

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Jisc and CNI reveal keynote speakers for their summer conference

Jisc and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), a joint project of the Association of Research Libraries and EDUCAUSE, reveal the line-up of keynote speakers of their summer conference taking place in Bristol from 14-15 July 2020. Read more on the Jisc website or book your place now.

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Latest catalogues added to Discover: King’s College and Trinity College Libraries, University of Cambridge

We’re pleased to announce that the holdings of University of Cambridge libraries King’s College and Trinity College (Special Collections) have been added to the Discover service. King’s College Library King’s College Library has been in continuous existence since the foundation of the College in 1441. As well as preserving many rare book and manuscript treasures, […]

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Latest library catalogues added to Discover: Eton College, National Library of Scotland and University of Coventry

We’re pleased to announce that the holdings of Eton College Library, National Library of Scotland and the University of Coventry Library have been added to the Discover service. Eton College Library Eton College Library was established in the 1440s as the library of the Provost and Fellows, who form the governing body of Eton College. […]