Major Research Library Organizations Meet to Discuss International Collaboration

 » The first joint meeting of five of the world’s most prominent academic and research library organizations took place at the British Library in London on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, ahead of the Research Libraries UK Conference…

Lively discussion centered on the potential for strategic, collaborative approaches to the rapidly changing landscape of research libraries and that of the publishing and scholarly communications environment.

Key issues emerging included:

  • How to ensure that research libraries meet the diverse disciplinary needs of their faculty and research users
  • The importance of research data and curation
  • Preservation of the scholarly record, and the challenge of digital obsolescence (…) «