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Retention information & bibliographic metadata: CMCAB consultation

The Jisc Collection management Community Advisory Board is seeking the views of the community about models for incorporating retention information in bibliographic metadata. A draft working paper was produced by the University of York, initially for internal discussion, which we felt was useful to share more widely. While the paper does not reflect any concrete […]

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NBK data model

Since work on the NBK began in 2016 we have had many conversations with stakeholders, including current and potential contributing libraries, data suppliers, and those with an interest using the services we are building. These conversations have addressed a wide range of issues, including complex questions around data ownership. We have also been spending time […]

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Searching Library Hub Discover Pilot service

Whether you want a quick and simple search, or something more complex and specific, the newly launched Discover pilot service, part of the new Library Hub service, will meet your needs. The Discover pilot allows you to easily and quickly cross-search the catalogues of (currently) 49 UK HE, specialist, and national libraries, with another 62 […]

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Driving Transformation with the NBK – where have we got to and where next?

This coming Monday (February 4th 2019) we are intending to make two new NBK pilot interfaces available. Discover will give users free access to search and discover holdings of library catalogues that have been contributed to the NBK; this will initially have limited data coverage and will offer an early view of the new interface. Cataloguing will […]

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CMCAB October 2018 Meeting

The Jisc Collection Management Community Advisory Board met on 19th October 2018.  With apologies for the delay, a summary of discussions is provided below: Board membership: Chris Awre from the University of Hull and Hannah Mateer from the University of Edinburgh were welcomed as new members of the Board. Project and Service Updates: as of 19th […]