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The Library of the Zoological Society of London

A couple of months ago I was asked by Copac to write a piece about the Library that I work in, and I was only too happy to oblige as I can proudly say I work in a very special library, which I’d love to tell you more about… My name is Emma, and I’m […]

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NBK

The National Bibliographic Knowledgebase

Jisc has been working very closely with representatives from the academic library sector (and in particular RLUK, SCONUL and the British Library) to refine and articulate requirements for a new large scale national service. The proposed title of the service is the National Bibliographic Knowledgebase (or NBK for short). National Bibliographic Knowledgebase This is essentially the Knowledgebase that the National […]

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Communications

Launching the transformation project for Jisc’s library support services

With the release of the Jisc library support services: enhancing efficiency and effectiveness report and Head of Library Services and Jisc Collections Director, Liam Earney’s blog post to coincide with SCONUL‘s summer conference theme of ‘library transformation’, this project will now begin in earnest. We already know what we want to achieve in 2016-17 and […]

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The Library of the Society of Friends

The Library of the Society of Friends is the library and archive of the Religious Society of Friends in Britain (Quakers). It’s responsible for the care and use of one of the largest collections in the world relating to Quaker history, thought and activities. Its origins lie in the religious controversies of the 17th century. […]

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A Community Advisory Board for Collections Management

A recent paper circulated to the lis-collection-mgmt@jiscmail.ac.uk email discussion list outlined new developments in the role of the former Copac Collection Management Tools Board. As announced by Ruth Elder at the CM@ Bristol event in February 2016, the Board considered that as a group with a broader remit it could provide a valuable role to […]