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Coronavirus

Recommendations and requirements: For publishers, content providers and system vendors

We thank publishers for their willingness to open up access to institutions and their users during the COVID-19 lockdown period. We would encourage you to consider the following guidelines in the areas of access and discovery to make the process as simple as possible for librarians who are working from home and having to share […]

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Coronavirus

Ensuring access to key digital resources for teaching, learning and research

How we are working to support libraries and learning resource centres With library doors closed for the foreseeable future, the Coronavirus pandemic has been an unplanned catalyst for a completely virtual library experience across universities, colleges and skills providers. Jisc is working with sector bodies to find ways to support the essential services run by […]

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Events

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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Licensing

Licence subscriptions manager launches today

Our new Licence subscriptions manager service launched today, which is a milestone in transforming our offer to libraries. This new service replaces the catalogue and ‘My Account’ functions of the Jisc Collections website and provides new and improved features to make the process of subscribing and managing your Jisc Collections negotiated agreements easier and faster. […]

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Communications

New Jisc role for Liam Earney

From 1 August, Liam Earney will be taking up the role of executive director for Jisc’s digital resources directorate and joining the executive leadership team. As the current director for licensing, responsible for both Jisc Collections and CHEST, Liam will continue to have oversight of these key services but will also have overall responsibility for […]

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Interface TLSS

Our roadmap for transforming Jisc’s Library Support Services

Jisc has been working on a transformation programme to develop a more effective, efficient and cohesive set of library services to meet the needs of its members and deliver a number of benefits. The programme includes seven separate Jisc services: Copac Collection Management Tools; Copac; Jisc Collections; Knowledge Base+; JUSP; SUNCAT and Zetoc; as well as the […]

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Events

Jisc and CNI leaders’ conference – Monday 2 July 2018: registration now open

Digital technology is revolutionising research. At the same time, research processes and practice are modernising and these developments mean a new role for the library in supporting both the research institution and strategic requirements of the university. Research is a global endeavour and supporting modern research requires changes at institutional, national and international levels. The […]

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Communications

Explaining how Jisc supports the e-resources management lifecycle

A new animation has been developed, which aims to explain more clearly to you, our services users and potential users, just how our services support your activities around e-resources management. Visit our ‘How we support e-resources management‘ page to explore the information about our services and activities. (Hover over any of the circles to find […]

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Events

Join Jisc at UKSG 2018

Jisc will be delivering more sessions than ever at this year’s UKSG conference in Glasgow. The scale reflects the breadth of our activities and where we are engaged on behalf of or in partnership with you, our members to deliver on your needs. Our sessions include a number on open access from Liam Earney’s plenary […]

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Advisory Group

Getting strategic insight from the HE library community: an update on the new Library Services Advisory Group

Our new strategic advisory group held its second meeting last month and is now fully up and running and in position to provide advice and guidance to Jisc on key developments that we are working on and engaging with on behalf of libraries. Our chair is Mark Toole, Head of Libraries and Learning Resources at […]