NSW.net Content Working Group
Selecting resources and listening to libraries
Everything you need for marketing and promotion
Maximise the use of your eResources
What do you need, what do you think, let us know
New resources – your opinion counts
Get the most out of the resources
Evaluating new resources - what do you think?
An overview of connectivity services available to the NSW Public Library Network
The nuts and bolts for managing your internet
The best options from the best range of providers
Support & Maintenance
Problems solved – all the help and support you need
Maximising the value of your resources – and making it simple
Wireless Management System
Going wireless - making it easier
From broadband to wireless hotspots, from security to technical support
Keeping them online and accessible
Webinars, guides – ‘how to’ made simple
Bring your team up to speed - all the skills and expertise you need
Knowledge sharing, questions, advice
Professional Development Resources
ALA eBook Publications for NSW.net members
NSW Public Library Network eContent management platform
The aim of the eLending portal and how you can participate in its continued development...
Publishers & Libraries
The big 6 publishers, independent and self published authors and eLending advocacy initiatives
Commercial eLending platforms, usage in NSW and custom library alternatives ...
Licensing & Legislation
Copyright, content ownership and peak advocacy organisations
Formats & eReaders
A survey of eBook formats, eReader devices, accessibility issues, and library user education initiatives...
Free digital content: Hathi Trust, Project Gutenberg, Open Library...
eLending Portal Blog
The latest eLending news and updates...
Relevant journal articles, books and websites...
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Library service undertaking evaluation
Secondary students 7-12
Who is the intended audience for the content?
Is the content of an appropriate level for the clients (e.g. scholarly, general interest)?
Does the content fill a client need that is already available in other formats?
Does the content replace information currently available in other formats?
Is the content authoritative? How does it compare for accuracy and currency if you compare it with another source of information?
Is the content biased? In other words, does it contain material from a particular culture or predominately reflect one country's viewpoint?
Does the eResource product include a significant amount of Australian content?
Is the eResource product intuitive? Can you anticipate what you need to do to find information?
Does the eResources product have effective help features i.e. help screens, help desk service?
Do you have a wide range of searching options, including refining results, combining sets, searching particular fields?
Is there an easy to use menu bar or links that allow you to move around the eResources product quickly and easily?
Have you tested this database on client (public) PCs? Does it work as well as it does on the staff PCs?
Questions or issues for further research, resolution
Is this product suitable to pilot as a Statewide licence
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