sherif is involved in liaison with many groups and organisations. We work with information providers via our resource enhancement groups and with other organisations such as those listed below:
Chest is part of Eduserv. The Team at Chest negotiate preferential licence agreements for software and online resources for the academic sector. sherif is represented by Nicola Tricker.
EDINA is the JISC national academic data centre based at the University of Edinburgh. Their mission and purpose is to enhance the productivity of research, learning and teaching across all universities, research institutes and colleges in the UK. sherif is represented by Elaine Mulholland.
Eduserv is a not-for-profit professional IT services group, offering leading edge technology to education Institutions and public sector bodies. sherif is represented by Nicola Tricker.
JISC Collections is a membership organisation, established by the UK Higher and Further Education funding councils, to support the procurement of digital content for education and research in the UK. The Jisc Collections Strategic Groups, formerly known as the Electronic Information Resources Working Group (EIRWG), supports the JISC Collections Team in acquiring online resources for the higher and further education communities and sets the direction of negotiations. The JCSG Content Expert Group is made up of representatives from the educational community and it meets three times each year. sherif is represented by Jane Cooke (University of Liverpool).
JISC Collections Strategic Groups: Content Expert Group
Research Councils Libraries and Information Consortium (RESCOLINC)
RESCOLINC is the focal point of the library and information services of the UK Research Councils.