Clarence Valley Library Service (NSW)

Local Studies Review and Strategy Project Description: Review local studies collection practices across the Clarence Region, including an analysis of the current practice of the library and regional history groups/organisations and individuals. The review included: Consultation with key stakeholders, including staff, Council officers, historical and family history societies, museums and … Continue reading

Coffs Harbour Library and Information Service (NSW)

Project: Library Review and Strategic Plan Project Description: The development of a comprehensive and Council aligned strategic plan included, research into current library industry trends and issues; a comprehensive online and paper format community survey, face-to-face consultations with the library staff (included an online staff survey), community, youth, library volunteers, … Continue reading

Commonwealth Department of Health, Information Resources and Research Services (IRRS)

IRRS is the Department’s specialist bio-medical and scientific information provider. Its key role is to provide timely, comprehensive and cost effective delivery of authoritative information to meet the needs of the Department’s Health Products Regulation Group (HPRG). Project Description: A comprehensive review of IRRS including key influencers and drivers, organisational … Continue reading

Geelong Regional Library Corporation (VIC)

Community Library Service Project Description: Development of a Community Library Service – an extension of the Home Library Service to the four local government areas that make up the region, to more effectively meet the information, recreation, cultural and education needs of the residents and communities. The project outcomes included: … Continue reading

Greater Taree City Libraries (NSW)

Project 1: Staffing Review Project Description: This project focused on reviewing and analysing current work practices and in particular: Workload evaluation and management practices Teamwork practices Assessment of structure Resourcing Technology Strategic direction Collection management Training / learning / skills development Locational limitations Outcome: A report providing a comprehensive set … Continue reading

Indigo Shire Libraries (VIC)

            Project Description: A comprehensive review of the Shire’s Library service, including its staffing and structure, and the preparation of a strategic action plan to guide the library in the future delivery of services and programs to the community. The review included reference to current … Continue reading

Ipswich Library and Information Service (QLD)

Procurement Review Review of the library’s collection procurement processes – this project was related to an earlier project (conducted by another consultancy) on profiling of library collections. The review included: A detailed analysis of current processes, including associated Council financial processes Face-to-face interview with all key staff Interviews with library … Continue reading

Lotus Children’s Centre School Library (Mongolia)

          Library Design Brief Project Description: This project was undertaken pro bono for the Rotary Club of Wahroonga (NSW) and involved the development of a comprehensive report and planning document regarding the setting up of a school library for the Lotus Children’s Centre. The report and … Continue reading

Macquarie Regional Library Service (NSW)

Regional Local Studies Strategy RHCS conducted a review of local studies collection and access across the Macquarie Regional Library Service and of external agencies and individuals involved in the collection and preservation of local studies materials across the region. The consultation involved both survey and face-to-face meetings with key stakeholders … Continue reading

Mareeba Shire Council (QLD)

Project: Library Efficiency Review Project Description: A review of: Services and service priorities Operations, including staffing, structure, opening hours, programs and events, systems, marketing and promotion, infrastructure and partnerships Current and future trends impacting, or likely to impact on, the library Project Outcomes: A detailed service review report, including clear … Continue reading