Thursday, July 17, 2008
GBP9.84 million awarded to safeguard UK's research journals and provide central access point for academic community
"The Higher Education Funding Council for England has announced nearly GBP10 million of funding for a groundbreaking collaboration between higher education libraries led by Imperial College London and the British Library following a successful 18-month pilot. The funding will enable the creation of the UK Research Reserve. UKRR is an agreement between higher education and the British Library whereby the British Library will store low-use journals for the HE community and make them accessible to researchers and others using state-of-the-art ordering and delivery systems"