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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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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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Communications libraries NBK

The NBK – Where have we got to and what’s next?

We thought it might be useful to give a general update about the NBK and Library Hub services. We’ve talked on this blog about events and webinars and new contributing libraries – but we haven’t reflected recently on where we’ve got to and where we’re headed. In case anyone reading this post is not too […]

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Library Hub Discover Licensing NBK open access Plan M

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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Data libraries NBK Plan M

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 […]