Knowledge Base+ – a new shared service from JISC Collections

  A new funded shared service will help universities manage their e-resources – read more here  

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Nielsen adds new WorldCat® link to its search and discovery service.

  Nielsen has added a new WorldCat® link to its market leading search and discovery service: Nielsen BookData Online. Read their […]

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CILIP publishes a briefing document on E-book acquisition and lending

CILIP has published an Ebook Acquisition and Lending Briefing for Public, Academic and Research Libraries. This paper presents some of […]

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NAG statement on the disposal of books

The National Acquisistions Group has produced the following statement on the disposal of books. NAG is a professional and not […]

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Copac has a brand new interface

  Copac brings together the catalogues of over 70 major UK and Irish libraries, and in a single search you can […]

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OCLC adds Linked Data to WorldCat.org

OCLC is taking the first step toward adding linked data to WorldCat by appending Schema.org descriptive mark-up to WorldCat.org pages. […]

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The debate about access to online journals

As the debate about online access to scholarly and other journals rumbles on, one of the proposals before the Finch […]

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National Acquisitions Group (NAG) launch their new website

NAG are pleased to announce the launch of their all-new website open to  anyone interested in library issues, and particularly […]

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2011 Book production figures

Nielsen have announced the Book Production Figures for 2011 print titles.

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Library patrons buy the books they borrow, according to a recent survey

Library patrons use the library to discover new books, and many of them buy books they discover there or even […]

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Two more universities have joined the Australia and New Zealand early-adopter programme for the EX Libris Alma library management service.

The newest members are RMIT University, in Australia, and the University of Otago, in New Zealand. These early adopters join […]

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NISO has announced the publication of ‘Making Good on the Promise of ERM: A Standards and Best Practices Discussion Paper’.

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has announced the publication of ‘Making Good on the Promise of ERM: A Standards […]

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