C&RD (Collections & Resource Description) is comprised of Acquisitions Services (including Electronic Resources), 法定存款 Operations, and Resource Description. As part of the larger 收款管理 Department, C&RD is responsible for collection policy and management, acquisitions of both print and electronic material, cataloguing (including training, support and catalogue maintenance), serials, legal deposit (print and non-print), e-resources (licensing, acquisitions, management, and technical support), and negotiation/contact with suppliers. It is also responsible for Gold 开放式访问 APC payments, and the organisation of the UKRR initiative at 牛津. Whilst the selection of library materials is done by subject consultants, C&RD is responsible for the management, monitoring and reporting of the library materials budget.
The Storage & Logistics section covers two major areas of activity in the Bodleian Libraries: the Book Storage Facility (BSF) in Swindon and the Packaging and Delivery Service (PADS) in Osney. The BSF is a specialised warehouse that stores lower-usage items from the Libraries' collections and provides access to them by delivering items to the Libraries. These collections include books, maps, manuscripts, microfilms, periodicals and newspapers primarily from the 18th century onwards. PADS is a comprehensive packaging and book moving service, principally serving the bt365体育在线 but also making its services available to the UK library, archive, and museum community as well as private individuals. The large and disparate nature of the 图书馆' estate demand regular moves of collections between sites. PADS co-ordinates all book moving activities ranging from small transfers to the Book Storage Facility and between sites in Oxford to large-scale book move projects. PADS can also be used to transfer furniture between sites in 牛津.
Collections and Resource Description (C&RD)
Storage & Logistics