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Data NBK Plan M

Next steps with Plan M Discussions (BDS)

Discussions are in progress between Jisc and the metadata supplier BDS (Bibliographic Data Services Ltd.) in relation to the objectives of Plan M and following up on the recommendations from the Remodelling the Library Data Marketplace (RLDM) project which recently concluded. We are currently working in collaboration with SCONUL and RLUK, and liaising with other […]

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LHCAB November 2020 Meeting

The Library Hub Community Advisory Board met online on 11th November 2020.  Elizabeth James, Head of National Art Library Collections at the V&A was welcomed as the latest new member to join the Board. Highlights of discussions are summarised as follows: As institutional priorities continue to be focussed on dealing with the COVID pandemic, there […]

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Communications libraries NBK

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 NBK

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 […]