This paper aims to describe major developments at Copac, including changes that facilitate use for interlibrary loan activity, introduce the Copac Collections Management project and look toward future developments in the context of the UK’s National Monograph Strategy. The Copac service gives access to the merged catalogues of 95 UK and Irish national, academic and specialist libraries, and is still growing.
This paper is a descriptive account.
This paper identifies and describes some of the implications of the reengineering of Copac; addresses the role and benefits of the Copac Collections Management project; and looks ahead to forthcoming development areas.
This paper is a valuable update on the service provided by Copac, as well an overview of the forthcoming Copac Collections Management tools service, and an introduction to future developments within the National Monograph Strategy context.
The authors wish to acknowledge the support and active involvement of the CCM board members throughout the project.
Cousins, S. and Massam, D. (2016), "Copac developments and the Copac Collection Management service", Interlending & Document Supply, Vol. 44 No. 1, pp. 17-19. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILDS-11-2015-0036Download as .RIS
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