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JISC Collections 2011 Conference and AGM

Event description

The JISC Collections 2011 Conference and AGM will be held on Thursday 24 November 2011 at the National Railway Museum in York. 

In the morning session, we will hear about some of the highlights of the past year and challenges for the year to come from Lorraine Estelle, CEO of JISC Collections and representatives of the HE and FE sector.

In the afternoon session we will be looking at the lifecycle of electronic resources, with parallel sessions on our some of our leading projects and initiatives that deal with issues such as discovery, delivery, dissemination, preservation and electronic resource management.

The parallel sessions will run twice in the afternoon:

OAPEN-UK: a collaborative research project gathering evidence and exploring the challenges of an open access model for the dissemination of humanities and social science scholarly monographs

JISC eCollections: our new service formed to protect, preserve and widen access to the high value investment in content owned by the education community

E-books for FE: providing the further education sector with secure long term access to core text e-books through centrally managed and innovative business models

Managing e-resources: an overview of the tools we have developed with the community including the Journals Usage Statistics Portal (JUSP), the Electronic Licence and Comparison Tool (elcat), the Entitlement Registry project and an introduction to the new shared electronic resource management project.

Licensing: a session with members of the licensing team to discuss updates on negotiations and an opportunity to ask any questions you may have


Full Programme

10:30 - 11:00      Registration with tea and coffee

11:00 – 11:10     Welcome and introduction from David House, Chair of JISC Collections

11:10 – 11:30     Review and highlights of the year with Lorraine Estelle, CEO of JISC Collections

11:30 – 12:15     The HE and FE perspective and future directions

12:15 – 12:30     JISC Collections AGM

12:30 – 13:30     Lunch and opportunity to visit the museum

13:30 – 14:15     Parallel Session 1

  • JISC eCollections
  • E-books for FE
  • Managing e-resources
  • Licensing

14:15 – 14:45     Tea and Coffee

14:45 – 15:30     Parallel Session 2

  • JISC eCollections
  • E-books for FE
  • Managing e-resources
  • Licensing

15:30 - 15:45      Closing remarks

We hope that you will be able to come along. To register and to let us know which sessions you are interested please complete the online booking form below.

Booking information

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We are now at full capacity, which means that unfortunately registration for this event is now closed. However if you have not had a chance a book your place and are intersted in attending we will add you to the waiting list.

In the meantime if you have any queries about this event or would like to be added to the waiting list, please contact Caren Milloy.

Further information

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Further information on some of the projects and iniatives formin the parallel sessions is available through the links below:

Further details on the National Railway Museum