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ABES' partners

ABES partnerships

ABES has forged partnership links with several organisations in France and other countries with whom it runs joint projects or working groups and organises seminars or study days.

  • BNF : National Library of France
  • CERL : Research European Library Consortium
  • CRFCB (Regional centers for librarian Professional training) : partnership concerns teaching and training activities for librarians
  • CINES : National Computer Centre of Higher Education – administrator of Sudoc’s servers
  • COUPERIN : University Consortium Of Digital Publications
  • CTLES (Technical Center for Higher Education Documents) : partnership concerns shared conservation plans
  • DART-EUROPE : European working group whose aim is to improve global access to European research theses
  • ENSSIB (Higher national school for librarians) : partnership concerns librarian professional training
  • FILL : Inter-regional Federation for Books and Reading
  • ICCU (Italian Central Institute for Collective Catalogue) : partnership concerns International Library Loan and cataloguing standards harmonization
  • INIST-CNRS : Institute for Scientific and Technical Information
  • INSERM (National Institute for Health and Medical Research) : partnership concerns french translation of MeSH thesaurus
  • ISSN international : Centre which assigns International standard serial numbers
  • LIRMM : Montpellier Laboratory of Informatics, Robotics, and Microelectronics
  • OCLC : as part of the worldwide network of OCLC's products users
  • ORCID : international initiative aimed to promote the identification of who participates in research, scholarship and innovation and to connect to their contributions
  • RERO : Library Network of Western Switzerland. Member of ABES Scientific Commitee
  • URFIST Network (Urfist are regional units offering training sessions about scientific and technical information). Partnership concerns sharing of information about how ABEs products are used

ABES is a member of these associations

  • ABF : French Librarians’ Association
  • ADBS : Professional association for librarians and information
  • ARCES : Association of the Heads of Communication in Higher Education.
  • CSIESR : Committee of Higher Education Computer Research
  • IFLA : International Federation of Library Associations.
  • LIBER : Association of European Research Libraries.

ABES has very close links with ADBU (Association of Directors of University Libraries) and AMUE (Agency for Mutualisation of Universities and Higher Education Institutions).

It also takes part in the work done by :

  • AFNOR (French National Standardization Association)
  • PUC (Permanent Unimarc Commitee)
  • URIG (European RDA interest group)
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