Meet our 2019 sponsors

We are pleased to welcome Browns Books for Students as our Gold sponsor for the Northern Collaboration 2019 conference


Browns Books for Students @BrownsBFS 

Browns Books for Students are a long established and respected supplier of books and eBooks to schools, Colleges and Universities.  We are proud of our reputation for providing a quality service, competitive ricing, next day delivery and exceptional customer service.  Our unique educational website is host to every UK book in print and contains over 7.5 million titles.  Whether you are looking for an Amazon style supply, or a shelf ready service, we can tailor our service to your needs.


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Adam Matthew Digital @AdamMatthewGrp

Adam Matthew Digital publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world. We collaborate with leading libraries and academics to produce research and teaching collections for universities, colleges and libraries. We seek to inspire students, enhance learning environments, and aid research by making important primary sources available to a global audience. Visit our stand to learn about transformative Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) technology, which enables full-text searching across manuscript material. A first for primary source publishing, HTR uses AI to enable handwritten text to be identified.


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Content Online @content_online 

Content Online is a leading provider of Journals, Conference Proceedings, Standards, eBooks, eLearning and much more on behalf of the following leading publishers:
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
SAE International
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
ASTM International
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 
Morgan & Claypool 
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).
Serving the academic, corporate and government markets; our small dedicated team covers the UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Denmark and Estonia.


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EBSCO is a leading provider of content and technology for all libraries and academic research institutions.  Our portfolio includes EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) which is used in over 10,000 Libraries around the world, EBSCOnet®, our online serials management portal, EBSCOhost®, the world’s premier research service including full-text databases, subject indexes, digital archives, and eBooks.  Further additions to our product family include GOBI Library Solutions (Print and eBook acquisition management and collection development tools) and Flipster, our digital magazine platform.  EBSCO has also recently invested time and resources in the development of ‘open’ technologies such as LISTA, Open Dissertations and FOLIO.


LibraryH3lp @libraryh3lp

LibraryH3lp first appeared in 2008, starting out as software to support an after-hours chat and instant messaging virtual reference collaboration. Today LibraryH3lp is the premier Ask a Librarian software platform used daily by hundreds of libraries, non-profits, and educators. LibraryH3lp interoperates easily with the digital products libraries already use and includes modules for:

  • real-time chat
  • texting
  • visual sharing (screensharing, snapshots, screencasts and slideshows), 
  • FAQ knowledgebase
  • email reference

LibraryH3lp scales easily from single libraries to collaborations between libraries to region-wide services and beyond. Chatstaff, a company staffed by professional librarians, partners with LibraryH3lp to provide backup coverage up to 24/7/365.


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OCLC is a nonprofit global library cooperative providing shared technology services, original research and community programs so that libraries can better fuel learning, research and innovation. Through OCLC, member libraries cooperatively produce and maintain WorldCat, the most comprehensive global network of data about library collections and services. Libraries gain efficiencies through OCLC's WorldShare, a complete set of library management applications and services built on an open, cloud-based platform. It is through collaboration and sharing of the world’s collected knowledge that libraries can help people find answers they need to solve problems. Together as OCLC, member libraries, staff and partners make breakthroughs possible.

Springshare @springshare

Springshare is a leading cloud-based software provider. Our librarian-first platform includes:

LibGuides, the most popular curation and knowledge-sharing tool for libraries;

LibAnswers, an online reference and help-desk platform now with 24/7 Cooperative Staffing;

LibCal, the complete calendaring & room booking solution for libraries;

LibInsight, a single platform to store and analyze all library data;

LibWizard, the forms, surveys, quizzes, and tutorial building app;

LibCRM, build and maintain relationships with the community;

LibStaffer, manage staff schedules and service point staffing.


If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the NC conference, further information is available here