January 19, 2022

Ireland: Consortium of National and University Libraries (CONUL) Plan to Open Up National Library Collections

From TechCentral.ie:

2016-11-24_10-03-56The Consortium of National and University Libraries (CONUL) has launched a plan for a shared national online catalogue, that will make all collections held by research libraries across Ireland searchable by the public online. This step would bring Ireland in line with its European and US counterparts, where national catalogues are available to citizens.

The Consortium encompasses the whole island of Ireland and is open to all research institutions with significant print and digital collections. It has a user community of nearly a quarter of a million people throughout the country.

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Direct to CONUL Strategy 2016-2019 Launched

Direct to Ireland’s memory, Ireland’s discovery: CONUL Strategy 2016–2019
12 pages; PDF.

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