Blessed are the cheesemakers: evidence based policy versus the oral tradition

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    A paper presented at a special conference to celebrate the work of Brian Perry. Records the story of BLRDD and of research management in the UK from 1985-2000. Covers BLRDD, the Library and Information Commission and BLRIC. Considers the lessons to be drawn in moving from a managed research environment to the present more anarchic situation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)4-13
    Number of pages9
    JournalLibrary and Information Research News
    Issue number97
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2007


    • research
    • UK
    • BLRDD
    • LIC
    • Brian Perry
    • libraries

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