Jan 302014

Booking is now open for this free half-day event focusing on some of the key issues in journal management – with presentations and discussion of the overarching themes and successful approaches in addressing them.

This is an opportunity to learn more about developments of EDINA activities in this area -covering the redeveloped SUNCAT (http://www.suncat.ac.uk), as well as community initiatives such as the UK LOCKSS Alliance (http://www.lockssalliance.ac.uk/) and Keepers Registry (http://thekeepers.org/), focussing on long-term access to journal content.

Join us for a lively debate and afternoon tea.

Presenters: Zena Mulligan (SUNCAT), Fred Guy (Keepers Registry, SUNCAT) and Adam Rusbridge (Keepers Registry, UK LOCKSS)

Draft Agenda

1.00 – 1.30 pm   Registration and tea/coffee

1.30 – 1.45 pm   Putting the Serials Forum and EDINA services in context

1.45 – 2.30 pm   Managing your journals – how SUNCAT can help you fulfil your ILL requests; keep your catalogue up to date and analyse your collection (including use cases; details of the redevelopment; demo of the new service, and future plans)

2.30 – 3.00 pm   Forum discussion on SUNCAT issues

3.00 – 3.30 pm   Tea/coffee and cake

3.30 – 4.15 pm   Securing continuing access to e-journal content: how EDINA’s services can help (with reference to the Keepers Registry, UK LOCKSS Alliance, and PECAN initiatives)

4.15 – 4.45 pm   Forum discussion on Keepers Registry, LOCKSS, PECAN etc. issues

4.45 – 5.00 pm   Summary and next steps


London: Monday 17th March 2014, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, near Russell Square, London
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Edinburgh: Friday 21st March 2014, Main Library, University of Edinburgh
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For further information about the Forum please contact the EDINA helpdesk at edina@ed.ac.uk

We look forward to seeing you in March!

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