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CMCAB Data LHCAB Library Hub Cataloguing NBK

Data Quality: give us your views

The consultation period has now closed.  A follow-up webinar will run on the 14th July. Following the introductory webinars held on 9th and 10th June , the next stage of our consultation process is to give you the opportunity to look at our draft quality measures, and to comment on them through a questionnaire.  We […]

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CMCAB Data LHCAB Library Hub Cataloguing NBK

Data quality: how do we measure it?

Join our consultation events to help draft a method for assessing record quality: part of our early plans to develop a Library Hub Analytics service. One aim of the NBK has been to support libraries in reviewing catalogue data and helping to raise quality where this may be needed, improving catalogues locally as well as […]

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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 […]

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Data NBK Plan M

What is “Plan M”?

Plan M is a very wide-ranging discussion that has been going on throughout the second half of 2019 involving many different stakeholders across the library community. The ‘M’ stands for ‘metadata’. In a nutshell, the way that metadata for academic and specialist libraries is created, sold, licensed, shared and re-used in the UK needs a […]

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Data NBK

NBK Community Data Quality and Efficiency Task and Finish Groups

We would like to convene some funded community groups to look at issues and possible interventions that might be made to enhance the quality and efficiency of library bibliographic and holdings data. As well as being of broad sectoral benefit, the objective of these groups will be to work on a set of structured challenges that […]