Partners and Collaborators



JISC inspires UK colleges and universities in the innovative use of digital technologies, helping to maintain the UK's position as a global leader in education. JISC develops partnerships to enable the UK education and research communities to engage in national and global collaborations to overcome the challenges of delivering world-class ICT solutions and services.



Mimas is an organisation of experts. Its role is to support the advancement of knowledge, powering world-class research and teaching. As a nationally designated data centre, Mimas hosts a significant number of the UK's research information assets – and builds services and tools to help people make the most of this rich resource.

Sero Consulting

Sero consultants specialise in education, skills and economic growth in the information and communications technology (ICT) and digital media sectors. The Sero team offers an essential combination of communications professionals (experienced in specialist stakeholder campaigns in the education and public realm) and domain experts (covering libraries, archives, museums, repositories and the developer community). The team also includes established Sero partners, chosen for their expertise as well as their communications skills.

Research Libraries UK (RLUK)

RLUK's vision is that the UK should have the best research library support in the world. RLUK works with its members and partners, nationally and internationally, to shape and realise the vision of the modern research library.

Collections Trust

The Collections Trust is the new UK organisation for collections. It aims to improve the quality of life by ensuring that cultural collections are available for use and enjoyment by everyone – now and for the future.


EDINA is a UK national academic data centre, designated by JISC on behalf of UK funding bodies to support the activity of universities, colleges and research institutes in the UK, by delivering access to a range of online data services through a UK academic infrastructure, as well as supporting knowledge exchange and ICT capacity building, nationally and internationally.


Eduserv is dedicated to developing and delivering technology solutions that save money for education, health, the public sector and commercial organisations.


UKOLN is a research organisation that aims to inform practice and influence policy in the areas of: digital libraries, information systems, bibliographic management and web technologies. It provides network information services, including the Ariadne magazine, and runs workshops and conferences.

UK Archives Discovery Network (UKAD)

UKAD is a network of like-minded archivists and other information professionals working towards opening up archival data in order to promote the use of archives. Its vision is to facilitate discovery of archives for all researchers. UKAD wants to provide a sustainable online network to facilitate cross searching of archival resources across the UK.