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CURL's latest projects include major pathfinding developments in online research and ICT support, which tie in to the increasing convergence of resource discovery and delivery, and the impact of e-Research and e-Science across academic subject disciplines.
The Members meeting, held at the IMechE, focussed on CURL's major projects and especially its strategic themes and partners for the following 3 years. Presentations from sister organizations the JISC and the RIN, alongside CURL's own developments, are now available.
As part of its communications policy, CURL has introduced an RSS feed of its own to allow CURL members, customers and sister organizations to keep up to date with news on CURL developments
Over the past year, the CURL Board has overseen both significant financial investment in projects that progress our strategic aims, and further collaboration with sister organizations. See the latest edition of CURLnews that covers the events and developments of the last year.
Robin Green took up his post as Executive Director on 1 March 2005.
CURL has announced today the vacancy of the post of CURL Executive Director. The advertisement has now been published in the national press [please note: deadline for applications 25.10.04].
The University of Leeds has appointed Margaret Coutts as its new Librarian and Keeper of the Brotherton Collection. She is currently Director of Information Services and Librarian at the University of Kent at Canterbury, and will join Leeds in early 2005. Please see:
The British Library has announced two senior job vacancies: Head of Reference and Research and Head of Scientific, Technical and Medical Information. Further details can be found on the British Library job vacancies website.
CURL and JISC have issued a joint invitation to tender for a study to assess the current provision of digitised (excluding born-digital) collections for UK-based researchers in the HE area across all subject disciplines. The invitation to tender is available on the JISC website
Cardiff University has become a Member of CURL, effective from 1 August 2004