**Apologies for cross posting**
NISO will host an open webinar on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 2pm Eastern
to talk about the Collaborative Collections Lifecycle Project (CCLP)
<https://sites.google.com/view/cclifecycleproject/home>, its new grant from
IMLS to support this work, and upcoming Working Groups that will be formed
(call for participation to be opened next week). Please join us!
Speakers will be: Todd Carpenter, Executive Director, NISO; Sebastian Hammer,
Co-founder and President, Index Data; Jill Morris, Executive Director,
PALCI; Boaz Nadav-Manes, University Librarian, Lehigh University.
Networks of libraries have a long tradition of working together to expand
their resources and provide more comprehensive coverage across all subjects
through sharing of resources. As one of these strategies, larger networks
of institutions have recently explored wider adoption of cooperative
collections management, which this project defines as a process by which
networks of institutions work collaboratively to acquire, manage,
circulate, and preserve collections across the network. The CCLP seeks to
overcome serious barriers to wider implementations, including the lack of
available vendor-neutral interoperable systems, adequate governance and
decision-making frameworks, and assessment tools.
The NISO Collaborative Collections Lifecycle Infrastructure Project (CCLIP)
Recommended Practice will document exchange protocols that describe
gathering, normalizing, and exchanging holdings information, contractual
information, retention obligations, and usage data. It will also describe
aggregation of library staff and subject matter expertise, local and
group-based insights, and the publisher/marketplace information necessary
to support collaborative decisions at the local and cross-institutional
See the NISO event page
where you may register to join or to receive notice of a recording.
The NISO Team
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