Keep up to date with all BIC’s activities, events, training courses and other reports, guides and announcements by joining one or more of the following mailing list options:

1. The Main BIC Mailing List
2. BIC Metadata Capabilities Directory (MCD) dedicated mailing list
3. Registration for copies of free reports/guides

1. The Main BIC Mailing List – for BIC members and non – members

By clicking the link to the sign – up form here,  you will be able to select the exact type of content you want to receive. There is a menu of 7 topics:

  • Everything
  • Green Supply Chain – frequency: currently ad – hoc  – may move to every 2 months
  • Training and Events – frequency: monthly (and potentially an occasional ad – hoc mailing from time to time)
  • “What’s Happening?” – frequency: monthly
  • Standards, Best Practice and Projects – frequency: currently ad – hoc
  • Accreditations – frequency: approximately every 3 months per scheme
  • BIC Library Communication Framework (LCF) – frequency: ad – hoc (likely approx. every 6 months or so)

You can select everything, or just one topic, or a combination of topics, the choice is yours. You can unsubscribe at any time.

The content you receive will also depend on whether or not you are from a BIC member organisation. As you would expect, BIC members will have access to more information than non – members. Not sure if your organisation is a BIC member? Click here to check

2. BIC Metadata Capabilities Directory (MCD) dedicated mailing list 

Join this mailing list to receive information concerning the BIC MCD only (including recent developments, updates, and news) here
Open to BIC members and non-members.
Frequency: ad-hoc

3. Registration links for copies of free reports/guides

Open to BIC members and non-members – there are 3 guides/reports currently available. 
Frequency: one-off delivery of free documentation.

i.       The BIC Realtime Implementation Guide 
Register to receive your free copy of the BIC Realtime Implementation Guide here.

ii.       BIC RFID Privacy (not GDPR) in Libraries 
Register to receive your free copy of the BIC RFID Privacy in Libraries Code of Practice and Policy documents here.

iii.       BIC ONIX Survey Report (2018) 
Register to receive your free copy of the BIC ONIX Survey Report (2018) here.


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