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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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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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Library Hub Cataloguing: hear about our plans for 2021 and beyond

Since the launch of Library Hub Cataloguing in July 2019 the service has continued to develop in response to feedback from users. We will be running a short webinar on Wednesday 7th October from 11.00 -11.30am to announce details of some changes to the way the service is delivered in 2021 and outline our continuing […]

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Plan M: understanding costs

One of the key things that our consultants are looking at as part of their Plan M work is the economic side of the library bibliographic metadata marketplace. We need to get an understanding of the current costs are and where that money is flowing in order to produce the robust economic modelling that will […]

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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 […]