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Mark Toole, University of Stirling, looks at new build services and shared environments and the opprotunities that these can present.

Mark Toole, University of Stirling, looks at new build services and shared environments and the opprotunities that these can present.

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  • 1. Working the Build- looking at new build, shared environments and opportunities presented Mark Toole
  • 2. SHARING …
      • “ Develop deeper co-operation with libraries across the sector… probably the only way to achieve significant cost savings while at the same time sustaining momentum in developing new services”
      • Challenges for academic libraries in difficult economic times, RIN, Mar 10
  • 3. … AND ENGAGEMENT
    • “ the strategic management of relationships with partners and clients external to the institution, and in managing the associated activities and services, such as knowledge exchange and workforce development”
    • JISC definition
  • 4. WORKING THE BUILD
    • Background: University of Stirling
    • Case Studies of New Physical Builds
    • New Environments and Services Builds
    • Conclusions & Observations
  • 5.  
  • 6.  
  • 7. UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING
    • Founded 1967
    • Small university
      • 11,500 students, 400 academic staff
      • t/o £100M
    • Discipline focus:
      • social sciences, humanities
      • some science
    • Main campus just outside Stirling
    • Smaller campuses – Inverness & Stornoway
  • 8. UNIVERSITY B CE ACTIVITIES
    • Research & consultancy
    • CPD
    • KTPs with local employers
    • Work placements, internships
    • JobShop for local employers
    • Conferences & events
  • 9. UNIVERSITY B C E ACTIVITIES
    • Cultural
      • Cinema/ theatre
      • Art collection & exhibitions
    • Sport
      • Sports facilities – local & national use
      • Sports organisations based on campus
  • 10. NEW BUILD (1): REFURBISHMENT STIRLING LIBRARY
    • Enabling works began spring 2009
    • Main construction work started summer 2009
    • Service resumes start September
    • Opportunities:
      • Better support for collaboration
      • Step change format shift to electronic
  • 11. ENTERPRISE ZONE
    • Part of one floor inside the library
    • Promoting and engaging with entrepreneurship
    • Connect local business with business resources & expertise
    • Connect UoS students with business resources & expertise (UoS, local, Scottish, international)
    • Bringing entrepreneurs into the University
    • Brokering local SMEs’ collaboration
  • 12. ARCHIVES
    • From basement to showcase by entrance
    • Researchers
    • Community history and interest
    • Promote archive advice to local businesses
    • Manage NHS Highland Archives
  • 13. NEW BUILD (2): INVERNESS CAMPUS
    • Jointly funded library NHS and UoS
    • UoS manage & operate
    • UoS staff and students
    • NHS staff
    • Other students on placement
    • GPs
    • Health researchers
  • 14. NEW BUILD (3): “MULTIVERSITY” LIBRARY
    • University Centre Hastings
    • Drill Hall, Universities for Medway
  • 15. NEW BUILD (4): PUBLIC AND HE LIBRARY Worcester Library & History Centre
  • 16. ENVIRONMENTS & SERVICES BUILD
    • Shared Services:
      • shared procurement
      • shared licensing (eg SHEDL)
      • shared access (eg SCONUL Access)
      • shared disposal (eg CASS, UKRR)
      • shared staff development programmes
    • TIME FOR STEP CHANGE TO MEET SERVICE AND FINANCIAL CHALLENGES
  • 17. SCONUL SHARED SERVICES PROJECT
    • “ Shared LMS” to broader scope
  • 18.  
  • 19. SCONUL SHARED SERVICES PROJECT
    • “ Shared LMS” to broader scope
    • Shared national level UK e-journal services:
      • procurement
      • licensing information
      • licence and access management
    • Shared national UK tools and meta data for resource discovery
      • plus JISC Resource Discovery Task Force
    • Shared within institution LMS components
      • finance
      • user information
      • learning materials & course organisation
    • “ Network level” of sharing
  • 20. OPEN ACCESS - REPOSITORIES
    • Free text access to research outputs
      • Researchers in UK
      • Third world universities
    • Journal subscriptions impact
  • 21. CONCLUSIONS & OBSERVATIONS }
      • Yes We Can!
    Building new:
      • physical spaces
      • virtual spaces
    creates opportunities services
      • engagement
      • sharing costs & expertise
    Align with institutional strategies Be bold!
  • 22. Thank You! Mark Toole