About the Libraries Committee

BIC members interested in joining the BIC Libraries Committee should complete the specific application form here and send to info@bic.org.uk.

Please note, the opportunity to sit on any BIC Committee or Group is reserved solely for BIC members.

Terms of reference 

Current Committee Membership

Full NameBIC Member Organisation
Karen CardenUniversity of the Arts, London
Rachel DempsterFalkirk Library
Niamh DoranCivica UK
Marzia GhiselliUlverscroft
Eric GreenBibliographic Data Services
Paul HarrisonNorfolk Library and Information Service
Neil JohnsonInsight Media Internet Ltd
Dave LloydLibraries Connected
Chris MillicanBibliotheca
Barbara PacutSirsiDynix
Kathryn PattinsonThe Little Group
Heather ShermanBibliographic Data Services
Karina UrquhartBIC
Neil WishartSOLUS UK
Connie YoungAxiell
Thurstan YoungThe British Library

Current agenda items include:

  • The British Library’s LibraryOn Project 
  • BIC Realtime for Libraries 
  • Library Communications Framework (LCF)
  • Watching briefs on: NFC and RFID Privacy
  • EDI Training for Librarians 
  • Technical Excellence in Libraries Accreditation  
  • Green issues for the library sector 
  • EDItX digital inventory and sales reports
  • Updates from the BIC’s Library Metadata Group

Minutes from meetings

Contact us for copies of the notes from the most recent, or any past meetings of this committee. Available to BIC members only upon request.

Committee meetings frequency

Quarterly Committee Meetings: March/June/September/December

Review Groups & Panels

  1. BIC Realtime for Libraries Review Group
  2. Library Communication Framework (LCF) Technical Panel
  3. Library Communication Framework (LCF) Review Group
  4. Library Metadata Group 


Library Technical Implementation Clinic – Online

If you are currently experiencing any EDI / web service / API issues, please contact us and we will  add you to the online clinic. Alternatively, if you work for a BIC Member organisation, you can raise the issue at the meetings of the BIC Libraries Committee.