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Who uses what systems:
LMS, Discovery, Reading list etc
Articles on major issues
The library systems market (overview)
Top Tech issues
Library services platforms
(Next generation systems)
MOOCs & Libraries
-- Research Systems
and Web 2.0
(The Society of College, National and University Libraries)
and shared services
'Shared and Collaborative Services
' is one of the four main strategic themes of SCONUL. There is Shared and
Collaborative Services Strategy Group
introduction to the background
of SCONUL's involvement with shared services was given by Ann Bell at the '
' held in May 2010.
2009 shared services report
091204 SCONUL Shared Service - for distribution.pdf
The report was completed at the end of 2009. The (2009) SCONUL
project looked at what might be the best opportunity for a major (potentially national) shared service. It was presented, debated and blogged at a number of events culminating in the the May 2010
t.The report included a business case for funding but the funding bid to HEFCE was unsuccessful.
The report was presented and discussed at the following events:-
Shared services seminar London 22nd November 2009
Anne Bell, Chair, SCONUL Shared Services Steering Group
gave a brief overview of SCONUL’s work on shared services and its collaboration with JISC on this issue.
Lorraine Estelle, Chief Executive Officer, JISC Collections
gave an outline of the ways in which JISC Collections’ work relates to the shared services agenda being pursued by SCONUL.
Liam Earney, Head of Licensing and Customer Service, JISC Collections
outlined some of the work that JISC Collections is undertaking on a licensing tool
Ben Showers, Programme Manager, Digital Infrastructure
, JISC outlined the main features of the two projects which are being carried out in collaboration with SCONUL
Rachel Bruce, Innovation Director, Digital Infrastructure,
JISC described how the SCONUL/JISC projects fits into the broader picture of JISC’s work
Nick Lewis, Library Director, University of East Anglia
described his experience of developing a pilot case study at the University of East Anglia and set out the methodology used.
Fiona Parsons, Director, University of Wolverhampton Library and Chair of SCONU
L brought proceedings to a close.
'Community event' May 2010
The project was 'launched' to the wider community on 19th May at a meeting in London. Click on the
link below to view the programme, presentations
Shared Services Community Event
SCONUL conference June 2010
A presentation. 'Big Picture to Local Impact' was made to the conference
Big Picture to Local Impact 17 Jun 2010.pdf
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