Focus 60

ISSN 1745-5790 (online)

ISSN 1745-5782 (print)

The list of contents for SCONUL Focus 60 can be found below. Each article is in PDF format.

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Focus on collections

From stored knowledge to smart knowledge
Lucie Burgess

Byron and politics: ‘born for opposition’
Stephanie Breen, Katie Sambrook

The War Poets Collection at Craiglockhart
Catherine Walker

A marriage made in heaven
Sarah Griffin

Academic uses of archives and special collections: thrill of the real
Sarah Mahurter

Collection profiling at the University of York Library
Ruth Elder

Resource allocation for libraries in higher education
Paul Banks

M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries: Search25 and E-BASS25
John Tuck

Patron-driven acquisition in a specialist arts library
Karen Carden

Patron-driven acquisition at Glasgow School of Art Library
David Buri

Impact without the effort: patron-driven access and the student experience at Buckinghamshire New University
Catherine Williams, Belinda Roker

Rising to the research data management challenge
Andrew Cox, Eddy Verbaan, Barbara Sen

Bridging the gap
Julie Kingstone

How we FindIt@Bham using Primo
Stephen Bull, Edward Craft

E-textbooks: the Bournemouth University experience
Neil Ford

E-books galore at City University London
Antonella Yarnold, Simon O’Leary, Natalie Buckley, Kirsty Carr

People Power: models of engagement for diverse special collections
Clare Button, Grant Buttars

The locked case
Laura Macpherson

Developing the Open University Digital Archive (OUDA)
Anne Gambles

Digital literacy in practice
Nick Sheppard, Erin Nephin

Hosting a World Café: experiences at the National University of Ireland Maynooth
Helen Fallon, Elaine Bean

News from member libraries

What sci-tech librarians need to know
Emma Illingworth

Better library and learning space… Book review
Reviewed by Angus Brown