RLUK Member's Meeting: 24th - 25th November 2011
The RLUK Member's Meeting 2011 took place on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th November.
The event was jointly hosted by Imperial College London and the Holiday Inn Kensington Forum. The broad theme was 'shared services', and the meeting included presentations updating members on a range of RLUK activity and effort in this area, including journal big deal negotiations; e-book purchasing, the OCLC/RLUK survey of special collections, collection management tools, and moves to increase the efficiency of cataloguing:
Debby Shorley, Director of Library Services, Imperial College London
Affordable Subscriptions for Periodicals Initiative (ASPI): What's next?
Lorraine Estelle, JISC Collections
Collaborative Models for E-book Purchasing
David Kay, Principal Consultant, Sero
Crying Wolf? Is there a business case for investing in better resource discovery?
Paul Ayris, Director of Library Services & Copyright Officer, UCL
Shared Cataloguing – The Next Generation
Andrew Green, Librarian, National Library of Wales and Jackie Dooley, Program Officer, OCLC Research
Special collections and archives in the UK and Ireland: an early look at the RLUK/OCLC survey data
Joy Palmer, Senior Manager, Mimas
A National Union Catalogue for the Future: Context, Challenges, Pathways
Brian Clifford, Deputy Librarian, University of Leeds
Employing COPAC Collection Management Tools