The paper "Analysis of the Key Processes and Information Services of the Australian Library Sector" is a great example of a finance and accounting assignment. Library sectors all the world have observed a tremendous change and there is a dire need for reconciliation of the required change to cope with the long term goals and values for the optimum delivery of service to varied stakeholders and clients. The following report deals with the identification of the key and inevitable processes and information services that facilitate the working of the Australian academic library sector.
Further, it also reflects on the role of ICT in the proper management and delivery of information services specific to the Australian academic library sector, identifying and analyzing its core technologies. INTRODUCTION The Australian vision to identify itself as a knowledge society was strongly and effectively noticed in the” National consultations towards an information economy strategy for Australian civil society in 2003 – 2005” . At present, there are more than 1700 public libraries across Australia with more than 50 percent of the population as registered users. Libraries are used by people more than in comparison to the regular visits to cultural and sporting venues are accounted for, the major cause for such a large number of people visiting the libraries is due to the introduction of internet access services in public libraries.
even with the expansion of the number of people having accessibility to the internet at home and broadband users, the percentage of people who prefer libraries has remained constant for many years. Libraries are not only a source of extracting information but also revenue-generating sector. The library sector needs to redefine its strategy, technology in creating interests and enhancing the engagement of people.
The priority issues with the Australian government on the whole related to the library sector are basically prone towards digital Inclusion and spatial isolation, democratic plurality through ICT, accessibility to content and technology, effective use of information, knowledge sharing and protecting the intellectual property rights (Schauder D, Johanson G, Taylor W, retrieved on 21st November 2008).
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