From the Times Higher Ed. Supplement:
Ms [Maja] Maricevic sees her role as helping the British Library “effectively underpin the UK research infrastructure at the time when we need to optimise all available resources” and forging new alliances with senior university librarians.
Among the initiatives she hopes to build on are the Electronic Thesis Online Service and the UK Research Reserve, which she calls “fantastic examples of the library working with universities to add value”.
Ms Maricevic also plans to develop further projects to ease the pressure on university library space through reducing holdings of low-use journals and digitisation programmes with Jisc.
“My experience of how institutions function operationally and financially, and how change works, should prove useful,” she said.
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