UKRR: A collaborative collection management success story

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Chris Banks, Assistant Provost (Space) and Director of Library Services Imperial College London, and Theo Stubbs, at time of writing: Librarian Imperial College London; currently: Collections Liaison Librarian, King’s College London summarise the achievements of the United Kingdom Research Reserve (UKRR) project.

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The joint article summarises the achievements of the UKRR project which ran from 2007 to 2019. The article explains how collaborative documentation, preservation and deduplication of low-use print journals realised benefits through space savings across the UK’s Higher Education libraries.

UKRR was managed by Imperial College London in partnership with the British Library and has now transitioned to a business-as-usual service delivered by the British Library available to all UK research libraries.

You can access the full article on the UKSG webpages here.

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