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Friday, 26th November 2004

Results of NISO Metasearch Survey

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Metasearch
Source: NISO
Results of NISO Metasearch Survey
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Research Libraries--United Kingdom
Source: BL
Research Libraries Network appoints top jobs
"Dr Michael Jubb has been appointed as Director of the Research Libraries Network (RLN) based at the British Library, with Professor Robert Burgess taking up the role of Chair of the Advisory Board. With �3 million funding from a consortium of funders, the RLN will ensure 'joined up' information services for UK researchers. The RLN will bring together the UK 's four higher education funding bodies, the British Library, the National Libraries of Scotland and Wales and the eight members of Research Councils UK, to develop the UK 's first national framework aimed at addressing the information needs of researchers. The RLN will run initially for three years and start operating in February 2005. It will be led by an executive unit - based at the British Library - and take strategic guidance from the advisory board. More key executive unit and advisory board positions will be appointed in the near future."

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