The British Library at the UKSG Forum


The UKSG Forum takes place on the 16 November 2016 at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London and the British Library will be exhibiting its services

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The event, which is now in its fourth year, is entitled ‘The Innovation Game: Breaking the Rules’, and will focus on how organisations have created new business models, new workflows, new offers, new collaborations in today’s environment.

The British Library will be exhibiting Imaging Services, On Demand and EThOS at the event.

There will be talks throughout the day, including from the British Library’s Sara Gould, who will be presenting “Data mining the UK’s thesis”.

Our On Demand twitter page will provide updates in the build-up and during the event.

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Case studies

…“It was really easy working with the BL to get our older theses scanned"…

The British Library worked with the University of Warwick on a project to convert more than 1000 doctoral theses from microfilm to digital using the Library’s state of the art microfilm scanner.

…"British Library Imaging Services are uniquely placed to supply quality digital images of back catalogue and rare material"…

British Library Imaging Services and Taylor & Francis have a long standing partnership which sees Imaging Services supply digitised copies of the Taylor and Francis back catalogue.

…A quick look at the British Library's extensive holdings confirmed they had what we needed to make the complete archive…

Guilford Publications made use of the British Library collections when digitising with British Library Imaging Services.

…British Library Imaging Services have backed up their reputation with a quality service to deliver scans and metadata…

British Library Imaging Services brought thousands of items from the Royal Society of Chemistry’s archives back to life and introduced them to new audiences