BDS Retains BL CIP Contract

BDS is delighted to announce that it has retained the contract with the British Library for the Cataloguing-in-Publication Programme, a contract it has held since 1995. A rigorous tendering process saw BDS, partnered by Nielsen Book, secure the contract to catalogue all new physical and digital publications produced in the… Read more »

Jenny Wright to Chair RDA Committee

Jenny Wright, Chief Metadata Officer at BDS, is to take the Chair of the CILIP/BL RDA Committee. The appointment allows for a consolidation of representation regarding the new governance of the RDA standard. As well as chairing the CILIP/BL RDA Committee, Jenny will become CILIP/CIG’s nominated representative to EURIG, the… Read more »

BDS Sponsors Absolute Classics

www.absoluteclassics.co.uk BDS is sponsoring Absolute Classics, a series of top flight classical music concerts, masterclasses and a ten-day August festival to take place across Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland in 2017-18. Absolute Classics, the creation of cellist Alex McQuiston, features highly-acclaimed international musicians who also provide tutoring and mentoring opportunities to… Read more »

BDS and CILIP Offer Free Conference Place

BDS has been invited to partner with CILIP to sponsor a bursary place* at the CILIP 2017 Conference in Manchester on 5-6 July 2017. This is a great opportunity for professional development, particularly for those who would otherwise find it difficult to attend the conference. A highlight of the programme… Read more »

Blackwell’s and BDS Announce New Metadata Contract

Blackwell’s, the UK’s largest specialist and academic bookseller, has announced a new contract with BDS to provide its core bibliographic and extended data. The deal, which covers data for the bookseller’s website and shops, is a significant one for both BDS and for the industry. As part of the new… Read more »