SCONUL Shared Services Symposium has produced a summary of regional shared services. On 22 April 2013, SCONUL hosted a Shared Services Symposium that brought together library consortia operating at a regional or national level[...]
We are pleased to announce that applications are now invited for the 2013 awards. There are many awards for buildings made by the architecture and building services organisations. The SCONUL award is distinctive in[...]
SCONUL seminar on KUALI open library system (OLE) highlights growing interest in open source library systems. SCONUL held a seminar yesterday on the KUALI open library system (OLE), an open source library management system being[...]
An update for SCONUL members is now available.
The library is not just a repository, or a service like any other, or a place for study: it is all these things. It can also be a partner in research and in teaching, and[...]
SCONUL has written a letter to the Times Higher Education in response to an article "Working on borrowed time?"
RLUK and SCONUL very much welcome the commitment of the UK government to ensure that publicly funded scientific research is made available for anyone to read for free. We agree with Science Minister David Willetts that "Removing paywalls that surround taxpayer funded research will have real economic and social benefits."
The Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) has welcomed the new Open Access policy from Research Councils UK (RCUK). Ann Rossiter, Executive Director of SCONUL, commented: "We wholeheartedly welcome the new[...]
A coalition of leading organisations that support learning, libraries and librarians today warned that the Digital Economy Act risks forcing public libraries, schools, colleges and universities to limit access to the internet, and therefore to[...]
SCONUL held its annual residential conference at the Hilton Hotel, Liverpool on 14 to 15 June. It was attended by some 160 delegates and included a debate on the student experience as well as some[...]