A marriage of convenience: the Hervey Bay University/Public Library, Queensland

Parker, Jo and Strachan, Brenda (2011) A marriage of convenience: the Hervey Bay University/Public Library, Queensland. In: 2nd International Conference on Joint Use Libraries: Connection and Convergence, 3-4 Nov 2011, Adelaide, South Australia.

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Abstract

This joint use library formed in 1997 to become the only public - university library partnership in Australia. As numbers of users increased dramatically for both institutions, the demands of growth impacted on the relationship. Without a united strategic direction, or management structure, the needs of both libraries have diverged and the relationship is to be dissolved.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © the authors. Republication, or copying of individual papers in these proceedings is encouraged, subject to approval from the authors. Please see About the contributors for their email addresses. Print copy held USQ Library 027.4 Int.
Depositing User: Ms Brenda Strachan
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Division of Academic Services - Library
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2012 00:16
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2013 00:40
Uncontrolled Keywords: joint use library; university libraries; public libraries
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080799 Library and Information Studies not elsewhere classified
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150312 Organisational Planning and Management
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9304 School/Institution > 930402 School/Institution Community and Environment
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20401

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