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LHCAB July 2020 Meeting

The Library Hub Community Advisory Board met online on 1st July. Tracey Middleton, Collections and Digital Development Manager at Bangor University was welcomed as a new member.  A summary of discussions follows: A list of institutions which have not yet engaged with the NBK was circulated and Board members agreed to continue to promote the […]

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Recording retention commitments: LHCAB confirms recommendation.

Following a period of community consultation in April and May, the Library Hub Community Advisory Board (LHCAB) has confirmed a final statement recommending the use of a standard approach to recording monograph retention commitments. The statement takes account of comments received as follows: Recognition that libraries with wholly self-renewing collections may not wish to adopt […]

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Collection management of monographs: seizing the opportunity

The Jisc Library Hub Community Advisory Board (LHCAB), as advocates for the development of a cooperative approach to the management of both monograph and serials collections and bibliographic data, is recommending that libraries adopt a consistent approach to the recording of monograph retention commitments. The purpose of this initiative is to enable Jisc Library Hub […]

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Library Hub governance: CMCAB becomes LHCAB

Since the launch of three Library Hub services back in July 2019, we have been examining the governance structure required as we continue to deliver and develop services built on the National Bibliographic Knowledgebase. From April 2020, the Collection Management Community Advisory Board will take on a broader role, representing the community in advising Jisc […]

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CMCAB February 2020 Meeting

The Jisc Collection Management Community Advisory Board met on 3rd February.  Chris Awre stepped down from the Board in January and was thanked for his valuable contributions to our work.  Alan Danskin, Metadata Standards Manager at the British Library was welcomed as a new member whose metadata expertise will be highly valued. Following discussion at […]