Scottish Digital Library Consortium

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Scottish Digital Library Consortium

The Scottish Digital Library Consortium (SDLC) is a group of twelve libraries working collaboratively to deliver digital library services across institutions in Scotland.

Background

The SDLC was founded by the National Library of Scotland and the University of Edinburgh in 1999 as the Scottish Voyager Consortium.  It became the Scottish Digital Library Consortium in 2006.

The SDLC supports two services:

Library Management System

Institutional Repositories

Benefits of belonging to the SDLC

Working as a group, the Consortium carries greater weight in negotiations and communications with suppliers than each member would alone.  Smaller libraries benefit from having an equal voice and, significantly, all members see the benefit of more favourable product pricing.

In addition:

 


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