• Lesley Creamer Retires

    Lesley Creamer, Data Manager at BDS, retired on 30 September 2015. After taking a degree in French at St Andrews University, and completing her post-graduate education at Aberystwyth, Lesley’s professional career started at Dundee Public Libraries, where she worked as a Cataloguer for six years, prior to the birth of her two children....

  • BDS Sponsors CILIP Linked Data Executive Briefing

    As an industry leader in the creation of linked metadata, BDS is pleased to announce its sponsorship of a day-long executive briefing that brings together industry experts to provide an overview of the issues that library managers and decision-makers should consider regarding linked metadata. The event takes place on the 24th November at...

  • BDS Sponsors RSC Reception

    On Friday 6th November 2015, the first step in implementing the recent review of the RDA Governance Model was taken with the launch of the new governance branding, the RDA Steering Committee (RSC). BDS sponsored the reception held in Edinburgh City Chambers which was attended by over 50 delegates from Europe and the rest of the world. The...

  • BDS Wins Portsmouth Contract

    Portsmouth City Council Library Service has chosen BDS as its new metadata supplier. A 2-year contract (with the option to extend to 5 years) incorporates the supply of metadata and extended content alongside a complete retrospective conversion of the Portsmouth catalogue to bring it up to date with current RDA library standards. “We...