SCONUL (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
A helpful introduction to the background of SCONUL's involvement with shared services was given by Ann Bell at the 'community event' held in May 2010.
091204 SCONUL Shared Service - for distribution.pdf
The report was completed at the end of 2009. The (2009) SCONUL Shared Services 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 'community' event.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:-
Big Picture to Local Impact 17 Jun 2010.pdf