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

Mareeba Shire Library (QLD)

Project: Library Efficiencies Review Progress Follow Up Project Components and Outcomes: Efficiencies Review Update – Progress to date evaluation with staff and management. Follow up included a staff workshop to discuss progress to date i.e. what had been achieved, what has yet to be achieved and any issues / learnings … Continue reading

Marrickville Council (NSW)

Structural and Operational Review of Marrickville History Services Structural and Operational Review of Councils History Services and Library Services, including: Interviews with all key stakeholders Budget analysis Infrastructure analysis Operational access analysis Review of relevant legislation (part of the structural framework assessment) The outcomes of the project included: Development of … Continue reading

Mornington Island Library (QLD)

          Library Service Review Mornington Island is a small Aboriginal community in the Gulf of Carpentaria and is now administered by the Mornington Shire Council. Gununa township is home to the majority of the island’s population of around 1,200. Mornington Island is located 2270 km north … Continue reading

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (NSW)

Project: Research Library Service Review Project Components and Outcomes: Assessment of the Research Library’s operations, services and collectionsEvaluation of service delivery (service delivery model) – how services are delivered to both internal and external clientsAssessment of current floorspace, layout, usability and accessibilityAssessment of organisational reach (communication and marketing)Future library i.e. opportunities; … Continue reading