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Benefits of Membership

  • Members of the Consortium receive access to the following databases:
      • institution-wide access (by password or IP addressing) for searching
      • off-campus access for the institution's registered users
      • download records for derived cataloguing
      • Z39.50 and SRU access for other specialised uses
      • gives cataloguing staff and researchers a unique overview of which authoritative forms for authors, printers and place names are in use throughout Europe.
      • the CT links out to a wide array of other resources relevant for the study of the history of the book
      • enables scholars and researchers using both manuscripts and early printed materials to search across the contents of relevant online databases
    • MEI
    • Provenance information
    • the EROMM database:
      • helps libraries to coordinate microfilming and other reformatting activities aimed at the preservation of printed information while at the same time serving as an instrument for ordering Service copies of reformatted books
  • Members of the Consortium may contribute bibliographical or authority records to the CERL resources, thereby increasing the visibility of their collections
  • Members of the Consortium have the opportunity to participate in the development of CERL's electronic and published resources, through a range of Working Groups
  • Members of the Consortium receive copies of all CERL publications:
    • the series CERL Papers contains the papers presented at the annual CERL Seminar
    • the CERL Newsletter is published bi-annually
    • CERL occasionally prepares additional publications and reports
  • Members of the Consortium have access to CERL's community of rare-books specialists through seminars and workshops
  • Members of the Consortium can join in discussions and share specialist information through the Members area of the CERL web site (through password-controlled access)
  • Members of the Consortium help to support CERL's initiatives at the European level in the field of Europe's written and printed cultural heritage
  • Full Members may apply to have up to 15 cluster libraries associated with their membership. Cluster libraries are not members of the Consortium but can have access to the HPB Database.
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 membership/benefits.txt · Last modified: 2015/02/12 10:50 by lefferts



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