Collections

Collections

Collective, inside-out, facilitated, optimized, pluralized and computationally analyzed.

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Presentation: The RLUK Digital Shift Forum
Collections

Presentation: The RLUK Digital Shift Forum

I was pleased to inaugurate the RLUK Digital Shift Forum, with a presentation on Pandemic effects and collection directions. I was especially pleased to be kindly introduced by my longstanding colleague Robin Green, University Librarian at Warwick University, and current chair of RLUK.
Lorcan 2 min read
Operationalizing a collective collection
Collections

Operationalizing a collective collection

While collective collections have been much discussed, less attention has been paid to how to operationalize them in consortial settings. This post introduces work done with the BTAA to explore this challenge.
Lorcan 4 min read
The facilitated collection
Collections

The facilitated collection

Collections are changing in a network environment. One important direction is the assembly of resources around user needs based on a facilitated access model rather than an acquisition model.
Lorcan 8 min read
Collections

The Collections shift

A few things about library collection shifts came to my attention this week … Taken together, they underline several central trends:
Lorcan 3 min read
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