Australasian Public Libraries and Information Services

This publication provides national news in the field of library and information science.

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 2, June

apleD Australasian Public Library Electronic Digest Vol.1 No. 1
Welcome to the first issue of australasian public library electronic Digest. The digest is intended to be a source of useful information for the Public Library Sector in Australasia and we welcome all contributions. Readalike Site Denise Jeffrey...
Building Benchmarks to Craft a Better Library Future: Hennen's American Public Library Rating Index
The Hennen's American public library ranking index attempts to identify the best public libraries in the US, using six input and nine output measures. It groups libraries into four population groups with breaks at 2000, 10,000 and 100,000, and of necessity...
Educating for Information Literacy through the Internet: Another Role of the Public Library
Public libraries need to provide their clients with access to training so that they can use information technology and develop skills to use the internet and cdroms effectively. Unless this occurs many people will effectively have no access to much...
Family Literacy: The Hidden Need
Community expectations of children's proficiency in print, media and technological literacy often leave parents feeling inadequate and powerless. Public libraries can perform a special role through family literacy programs to address this need. Gosford...
Towards Better Shelving Solutions
Without accurate reshelving of resources effective library operation would be impossible for library staff and clients. It is an essential job which is time consuming and which requires motivated staff to be done well. Practical and psychological ways...
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