ARM Architecture (VIC)

Geelong Library & Heritage Centre Project             Project Description: Research, staff workshop and initial design brief input for ARM Architecture for the approx. $40m Geelong Library and Heritage Centre project. See: Project Outcomes: Preliminary input report that provided advice on vision and image, relevant … Continue reading

Aurora Information Technology Partnership

  RHCS and Aurora Information Technology are working in partnership to reduce costs for public library customers by facilitating a move to cloud technology, supplying value added services and in negating the need for expensive add on options. Based on its own research and practical experience with public libraries throughout Australia, … Continue reading

Bathurst City Library (NSW)

Project: Library Building for the Future Project Description: RHCS undertook a comprehensive review and audit of the current Bathurst City Library. The audit utilised the RHCS library building audit tool based on the standards and principles of People places: A guide for public library buildings in NSW.  Project Outcomes: Full building … Continue reading

Blue Mountains Library Service (NSW)

Project: Library Review, Infrastructure review and Strategy Project Components and Outcomes: Building Assessments – comprehensive review of all library branches, including condition and location; preparation of individual branch reports; recommendations report Library Review – comprehensive review of services / operations. This included staff consultations (direct and survey) and comparative analysis … Continue reading

Campbelltown City Library (NSW)

Project: Strategic Review Project Description: A comprehensive review of the library’s service delivery model, including branch infrastructure Project Outcomes: A report and recommendations regarding the current and future service delivery models for the library service, including: Comparative review against NSW Public Library Standards Proposed service delivery model and options New … Continue reading

Campbelltown City Library (NSW)

Project: Collection Service Review Project Description: A best practice review of Campbelltown City Library’s technical services and collection management, including current procurement; budgeting; the policies and procedures for selection, acquisition, cataloguing (throughput and output) and end-processing; cataloguing standards; levels of outsourcing and efficiency of current outsourcing; collection development and profiling … Continue reading

Cessnock City Library (NSW)

Library Review and Strategic Plan Cessnock Branch Library               Project Description: The development of a comprehensive and Council aligned strategic plan included, research into current library industry trends and issues; a comprehensive library user survey, a library non-user telephone survey … Continue reading

City of Marion (SA)

Project: Library Service Review and Strategic Action Plan Project Description: An extensive review of library services –  an external review to identify service improvements, cost reductions, increasing revenue and streamlining service delivery. The review included an analysis of the current staffing structure and service delivery model. Project Outcomes: A Service … Continue reading

City of Ryde Library Service (NSW)

  Libraries for Ryde Ryde Library                 Project Description: Libraries for Ryde – a major strategic research and planning project. This 12-month project included: A background and context review – covering all aspects of the library service and its … Continue reading

Clarence Regional Library Service (NSW)

Regional Library Review and Strategic Plan RHCS conducted a review of library services across the three Councils that make up the Clarence Regional Library Service (Clarence Valley; Bellingen and Nambucca). The review was to gather data for the development of a regional strategic plan to further develop and enhance library … Continue reading