New standards for Welsh public libraries

A new set of library standards for Welsh public libraries has just been produced, following two projects carried out in LISU and the Centre for Information Management on appraising the options, and developing the standards themselves. The public library service in Wales is governed by the same 1964 Public Libraries and Museum Act as inRead more

Finding information – what impact do resource discovery tools have?

Resource Discovery Systems (RDS) are software that help to manage access to library resources, both electronic and print, by offering users a single interface to discover the wealth of information provided by academic libraries. They are becoming a major element of the academic library landscape, helping users to find the resources they need seamlessly acrossRead more