Following a period of community consultation in April and May, the Library Hub Community Advisory Board (LHCAB) has confirmed a final statement recommending the use of a standard approach to recording monograph retention commitments.
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The Jisc Library Hub Community Advisory Board (LHCAB), as advocates for the development of a cooperative approach to the management of both monograph and serials collections and bibliographic data, is recommending that libraries adopt a consistent approach to the recording of monograph retention commitments.