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

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

State Library of New South Wales

RHCS were appointed in 2014 to conduct the fieldwork and research for the compilation of the Mobile & Outreach Service: NSW Public Libraries report. Methodology included literature review, surveys, site visits, reporting and drafting of guidelines. The report provides the history and context for the delivery of mobile and outreach library … 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

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: http://www.a-r-m.com.au/projects_GeelongLibraryHeritageCentre.html Project Outcomes: Preliminary input report that provided advice on vision and image, relevant … 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

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

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

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

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