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Briefing papers and Webinars on key issues

  1. Library management system to library services platform. Resource management for libraries: a new perspective
  2. Rethinking the library services platform
  3. The new role of the library in teaching and learning outcomes
  4. The student consumer and the rise of e-textbook platforms
  5. The rise of library centric reading list systems
  6. Aggregate and amplify – enhancing the value and use of theses and dissertations
  7. Open library systems – a new perspective
  8. New approaches to resource sharing

Library Systems


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

Background information

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.

2009 shared services report

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:-

Shared services seminar London 22nd November 2009

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