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Rebecca Mogg from Cardiff University Libraries attended this year’s UK Serials Group (UKSG) Conference in Bournemouth with financial support from the Kathleen Cooks Bequest Fund. With Rebecca’s help we can all update our knowledge on open access publishing, supporting researchers, …

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The Walk-in Access Wales toolkit, funded by CyMAL: Museums Archives Libraries Wales, is now available to read, in English or Welsh, via the links below: Walk-in Access Wales Toolkit Pecyn Cymorth Mynediad Cerdded i Mewn Cymru The toolkit has also been …

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Welsh Higher Education Electronic Library (WHEEL) A new steering group has convened to look at further development of collaborative purchase of e-resources in Wales: Mark Hughes (Swansea – Chair) Janet Peters (Cardiff) Sue Hodges (Bangor) Gillian McDonald (Cardiff) Julie Neenan …

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The JUSP consortium is pleased to announce that 100 libraries are now participating in the Journal Usage Statistics Portal (JUSP): http://jusp.mimas.ac.uk/ At a time of economic constraint, it is essential that libraries can evaluate usage, and make a compelling case …

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The JUSP team are very pleased that most WHELF libraries have now joined the Journal Usage Statistics Portal (JUSP). Libraries spend millions of pounds on electronic journals each year, but gathering statistics about their use hasn’t always been easy. Diminishing …

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Sheila Cannell, Director of Library Services of Edinburgh University, accepted on behalf of SCURL a Library Excellence award for SHEDL as a Shared Services initiative supporting Higher Education in Scotland.  The ceremony was held in the Scottish Parliament and the …

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This two-part report takes in-depth look at how researchers in the UK use electronic journals, the value they bring to universities and research institutions and the contribution they make to research productivity, quality and outcomes. http://www.rin.ac.uk/our-work/communicating-and-disseminating-research/e-journals-their-use-value-and-impact

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At its recent conference, RLUK announced it would not support future journal big deals unless they showed real price reductions.  With a cut to the teaching grant and research budgets flat at best, RLUK members believe that unless this happens …

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This joint RIN and SCURL study looks at the initial impact of the SHEDL initiative, which aims to provide a common set of journals to all Scottish HEIs. It looks at changes in patterns of usage in different institutions and in …

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As of 1 January 2010 a new online newspaper service is available for all Welsh public, HE and FE and health libraries, the Welsh Assembly Government and the National Library of Wales. Designed specifically for libraries in Wales, this new …

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