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Notes from the CMCAB Meeting in November 2016

The Jisc Collection Management Community Advisory Board (CMCAB) met on the 7th November 2016 in Manchester, and welcomed a new member, Mark Hughes, Head of Library Services at Cardiff Metropolitan University.  Details of the other members of the Board are provided in the Board report from July. A brief summary of the meeting follows: Updates […]

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Durham Cathedral’s Treasures

Durham Cathedral’s Library can be traced back to the community of St Cuthbert originating in the 7th century at Lindisfarne. After fleeing Holy Island after Viking invasion, they settled in Durham in 995 bringing with them, alongside the body of Cuthbert and his sacred relics, their most precious manuscripts and scholarly works. In 1093, the […]


Library Support: Presenting Jisc’s offer

Part of the work to transform Jisc’s library support services includes presenting a clearer image to our users of what our offer to libraries is. With that in mind, we have begun to refresh our Library Support page. The aim of the refresh was not to present just a list of our services as before, […]


Library + Data + Labs = what exactly?

An account of the Jisc & HESA Library Data Labs Showcase and its future Libraries are information and data centres like few others, both by the nature of their business and through the data they collect. However, with so much information, it is not easy to make effective use of the data they possess given […]


The Vision and the transformation going forward

Jisc’s vision is to transform our library support services by developing a more effective, efficient and cohesive set of library services. Our aim is to develop a modular approach to our library support services, presenting services that more clearly support library activities, for example acquisition, evaluation or preservation. Instead of developing one all-encompassing library support […]