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Presentations and resources from the Collections Management community


Collections Management: Share the Experience @ Hull 7th September 2017

The University of Hull Library hosted a third national Collections Management event on Thursday 7th September.  As UK City of Culture 2017 it was a great time to visit the city and another stimulating and lively day was had by all.  Thanks to RLUK for administrative support.

The presenters have all kindly agreed to make their presentations available:

Neil Grindley & Bethan Ruddock, Jisc The National Bibliographic Knowledgebase: project update

David Morgan, Royal Holloway, University of London Project Management in Libraries

Ruth Elder, University of York Applying a collections categorisation framework at York: a pilot project at the University of York

Hannah Mateer, University of Edinburgh Collections Rationalisation at the University of Edinburgh

Vanessa McHugh, University of Manchester From here to posterity: managing low use collections at the University of Manchester

Maggie Sarjantson & Lisa McFarlane, University of Hull From Spa town to City of Culture: decommissioning a campus library


Collections Management: Share the Experience @ Bristol 2nd February 2016

The second national Collections Management event was hosted by the University of Bristol Library, in association with Jisc, RLUK and SCONUL.  It was a popular and  successful event stimulating discussion and debate from delegates representing the Collections Management community.

Presenters kindly agreed to make their presentation slides available as follows:

Jo Aitkins (University of Leicester), Chloe Barnes (University of Sussex) and Anna Grigson (LSE) took part in a panel discussion following on from themes raised at the York event.  Jo and Chloe produced slides on Gifts and Collection Management Policies respectively which are available here: Bristol Panel Slides.

Slides from the subsequent presentations are available as follows:

Neil Grindley, Jisc From Strategy to Solutions a National Bibliographic Knowledgebase

Frances Machell, University of Birmingham Eating the elephant: reclassification and preparation for a major library move

Laurence Bebington, University Of Aberdeen  Loosening the Bounds of Copyright and Licensing: How Recent Reforms to Copyright can Facilitate Better Collection Management and Access


Collections Management: Share the Experience @ York 7th July 2015

This inaugural event, hosted by the University of York Library in association with Jisc, RLUK and SCONUL was a very successful opportunity for the Collection Management community to meet, share good practice and discuss common issues and activities.

Presenters have kindly agreed to make their presentation slides available as follows:

The Dark Art of Managing an External Store Jo Aitkins (University of Leicester)

Developing and implementing a Library Collections Policy to deliver and support ‘more’ Laura Shanahan (University of Edinburgh)

Collections analysis at University of St Andrews Helen Faulds (University of St Andrews)

Collection development or data driven content curation? Rachel Kirkwood (University of Manchester)

Collaborative Collection Management: SCURL’s experience Richard Parsons and Jill Evans (SCURL)

WHELF: Collections Management Collaboration within Wales Mark Hughes (Swansea University)

4 thoughts on “Community

  1. Thank you for posting this – fascinating stuff!
    I just wondered if anyone has any comments about the cataloguing & metadata requirements for realising the schemes mentioned in the presentations?
    Jane

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