Library Hub Discover Survey

Library Hub Discover – your feedback

Our thanks to everyone who responded to last year’s Library Hub Discover feedback survey. We had 164 responses, with satisfaction at 89%, and some lovely comments about the value of the service. We’ve already blogged about some interface changes we made as a result of the feedback. One of the questions we asked was ‘what […]

Further Towards a National Metadata Agreement (with OCLC)

Since we last posted about Plan M we’ve been in detailed discussion with OCLC about the terms of a transitional national metadata agreement. The contract is being negotiated by the Jisc and OCLC legal teams, and the Library Hub staff are working on the technical aspects of providing eligible libraries with full OCLC provenance records […]

Remodelling the library data marketplace – results

Following the webinar which took place on 25th November, we would now like to share a more detailed slide deck produced by our consultants.  This expands on the content shared during the event: providing more information about the methodology used and the insights gathered during the project as well as the consultants’ detailed recommendations.  Jisc’s […]

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: As always, our thanks […]

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 […]