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

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

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

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

Clarence Regional 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

Clarence Valley Library Service (NSW)

Library Service Infrastructure Review A comprehensive review of all library branch infrastructures against all current library and building standards; Occupational Health & Safety standards etc – the project outcomes included a comprehensive infrastructure report and individual report by branch i.e.: Production of building condition reports for each branch with recommendations … Continue reading

Tablelands Regional Library (QLD)

Library Infrastructure and Organisational Review; and Strategic Plan A comprehensive strategic review of library services and infrastructure against all current library and building standards; Occupational Health & Safety standards etc – the project outcomes included: A review of each branch (infrastructure evaluation report) A community survey A staff survey Development … Continue reading

Wollongong City Library (NSW)

Procurement Review A comprehensive review of all library procurement services and practices, including: A detailed exploration and calculation of current in-house procurement costs A detailed exploration of procurement services and costs offered by external suppliers (for comparative purposes) Face-to-face meetings with all key stakeholders and stakeholder groups Research of collaborative … Continue reading

New South Wales Adult Migrant Education Service (NSW AMES)

Library Management System and Cataloguing Review; and Implementation Project Project Description: Scoping of a Library Management System Tender Scoping of library material cataloguing requirements (approximately 35,000 items needed to be catalogued) Selection of cataloguing service with NSW AMES management Selection of Library Management System Vendor with NSW AMES management As … 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