Category Archives: Shared services

Scoping future options for public libraries in Wales

The Expert Review of public libraries in Wales outlined 11 recommendations, one of which was to review future models of service delivery and to look at regional and national options (recommendation 10). The Scoping a new public library service for … Continue reading

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Top 10 trends in academic libraries

I saw this briefing a while back, so some of you may also have picked it up, but it’s a useful, detailed, yet possible to skim, top 10 trends in academic libraries. Although written from an American perspective, I think … Continue reading

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Performance Measurement conference snippets

I recently attended (and presented at – see my slides here) the 9th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services. There will be a set of conference proceedings published of all the talks and all the presentations are … Continue reading

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Shared services event, Dundee

CyMAL was invited to give the opening talk at the CILIPS Shared Services event in Dundee on 25th May and I was pleased to take up the offer because although Wales seems to be doing well in general with its … Continue reading

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