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PUBLICATIONS MANAGEMENT

The function of managing the institution's collections of publications (D1) acquired or assembled to support its work. (N1)

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For managing library buildings and other facilities where publications are stored or made available for use (e.g. official libraries), use ESTATE MANAGEMENT and/or FACILITIES MANAGEMENT.

For providing publications-related services, add a Function 'PUBLICATIONS SERVICES' (or 'INFORMATION SERVICES' or 'LIBRARY SERVICES') using the framework in CORPORATE SERVICES or COMMERCIAL SERVICES, depending on the circumstances, as a starting point.

Definitions

D1

Publications means published material in any medium and format including print, electronic and online.

Collections of publications may be open or closed and may be available to staff, students and the public.

Notes

N1

This function covers the management of the institution's collections of publications. It does NOT cover the management of the business units which are responsible for the collections or of the buildings/facilities where the collections are stored, displayed or made available to researchers.

 

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