Consortium building From library cooperation to consortia Julien

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Consortium building: From library co-operation to consortia Julien Van Borm University of Antwerp Copeter

Consortium building: From library co-operation to consortia Julien Van Borm University of Antwerp Copeter Seminar St. -Petersburg 23 rd June 2003

Contents Typology of library co-operation n M. B. Line n E. Häkli n Copeter

Contents Typology of library co-operation n M. B. Line n E. Häkli n Copeter n

Typology of library co-operation Co-operative acquisition schemes n Co-operative retention schemes n Union catalogues

Typology of library co-operation Co-operative acquisition schemes n Co-operative retention schemes n Union catalogues n Interlending and document supply (ILL) n

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

M. B. Line: reflections Co-operation is assumed to be good n No clear purposes

M. B. Line: reflections Co-operation is assumed to be good n No clear purposes n No looking for alternatives n Lack of clarity n Global aspects neglected n Cost-effectiveness n Looking ahead n

M. B. Line: a definition of co-operation Transactions n Mutuality of interest n Cost-effective

M. B. Line: a definition of co-operation Transactions n Mutuality of interest n Cost-effective n Access to information n For the end users n

M. B. Line: factors effecting co-operation Impact of ICT n Decentralisation (subsidiarity) n Globalisation

M. B. Line: factors effecting co-operation Impact of ICT n Decentralisation (subsidiarity) n Globalisation n Reduced funding for the library n Less clear boundaries n From barter to charging. n

M. B. Line: six principles for co-operation Co-operation must serve a clearly defined purpose

M. B. Line: six principles for co-operation Co-operation must serve a clearly defined purpose n Other means of achieving the objective are to be explored n Justification of the means lies in the costeffectiveness n Co-operation is to achieve better results n Co-operation to be seen in global context n Avoiding of over-planning n

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

E. Häkli: the Finnish experience Front office: core business of the library n Back

E. Häkli: the Finnish experience Front office: core business of the library n Back office: consortium n New management for consortium n Co-operation agreement u Contract u Board u Staff u Cost accounting u Control by the partners and their users u

E. Häkli: Four musts for a consortium Common will n Common goals n New

E. Häkli: Four musts for a consortium Common will n Common goals n New organisational structure n Efficient agency n

E. Häkli: Conditions for success Long-term effect and benefits n Standardised solutions n Co-operation

E. Häkli: Conditions for success Long-term effect and benefits n Standardised solutions n Co-operation requires patience n Not based on barter n User centred approach n Business-like approach n Clear rules n A solid executive body n

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

The Copeter consortium confronted with M. Line and E. Häkli 6 principles of M.

The Copeter consortium confronted with M. Line and E. Häkli 6 principles of M. Line n 4 musts of E. Häkli n 8 conditions for success by E. Häkli n n 18 tests for Copeter

Copeter and the 6 principles of M. Line Clearly defined purpose n Other means

Copeter and the 6 principles of M. Line Clearly defined purpose n Other means of achieving the same goals n Cost-effectiveness as a justification of the means n Production of better results n Global context n Avoiding overplanning and top down planning n

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium Contents

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium Contents

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

Julien Van Borm - University of Antwerp - Belgium

Copeter and the 4 musts of E. Häkli Common will n Common goals n

Copeter and the 4 musts of E. Häkli Common will n Common goals n Organisational structure n An efficient agency n

Copeter and the 8 conditions for successful co-operation by E. Häkli Long term effect

Copeter and the 8 conditions for successful co-operation by E. Häkli Long term effect n Acceptance of standard solutions n Acceptance of slow decision making n Readiness for change n Cost/benefit ratio n Focussed on user needs n Business-like approach n Shared decision making n

Invitation to the second Copeter sem April 2004 n

Invitation to the second Copeter sem April 2004 n