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Libraries of the Enlightenment gallery at the British Museum

The British Museum first opened its doors to the public in 1759, the first national public museum in the world to do so. Today, in 2021, it continues to champion the Enlightenment ideals of the age in which it was founded. The advancement of scientific research, open debate, and fostering of global community remain core […]

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Library Hub Cataloguing NBK Plan M

Update on WorldCat Synchronisation for NBK Contributor Libraries

As of 31st January 2021, the Jisc Library Hub Cataloguing service will fully transition from being provided by OCLC to being brought in-house and aligned with other Jisc Library hub services (Discover and Compare). Further details and technical information are available in this blog post. In addition to providing the cataloguing service on Jisc’s behalf, […]

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The International Anthony Burgess Foundation Library

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation is an educational charity in the heart of Manchester that seeks to encourage and promote engagement with all aspects of the life and work of the novelist and composer Anthony Burgess (1917-1993). Established in 2003 by Burgess’s widow, Liana (1929-2007), the Burgess Foundation cares for an extensive library and archive, […]

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Data NBK Plan M

Next steps with Plan M Discussions (BDS)

Discussions are in progress between Jisc and the metadata supplier BDS (Bibliographic Data Services Ltd.) in relation to the objectives of Plan M and following up on the recommendations from the Remodelling the Library Data Marketplace (RLDM) project which recently concluded. We are currently working in collaboration with SCONUL and RLUK, and liaising with other […]

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Library Hub Cataloguing

Library Hub Cataloguing redevelopment complete

The development and provision of the Jisc Library Hub Cataloguing service has now been brought in-house. This will allow integration of the Cataloguing service with other new developments as the NBK continues to evolve into the future. We appreciate the work OCLC has put into the previous version of the Cataloguing service during the initial […]