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Test Sites: United Kingdom

Updated: 07 SEP 98


Below we present the information collected through the UK National Focal Point from the organisations who are willing to become Test Sites for our project results.
Mr. Ian BOWER
City Library & Arts Centre
Fawcett Street
UK - SUNDERLAND SR1 1RE
E-MAIL: (email removed)
Parent organisation: Department of Education and Community Services
Type of library: Public
Number of staff: 50 approx
Level of automated services:
  • Automated library system
  • Electronic document ordering (ILL)
  • Access to external databases (on-line/CD-ROM)
  • Internet access

Topics of interest: Electronic document delivery, Distance learning, Access to networked information, Quality management.


Mr. Elendre FISHER
Central Library
Walker Place
UK - ROTHERHAM, S. YORKS S65 1JH
E-MAIL: (email removed)
WEB SITE: http://www.rotherham.gov.uk
Type of library: Public
Number of staff: 18
Level of automated services:
  • Automated library system
  • Access to external databases (on-line/CD-ROM)
  • Internet access
  • Public access to IT
  • Electronic Public Info System

Topics of interest: Distance learning, Access to networked information.


Mr. Gordon HARRIS
Head Librarian
Orchand Learning Resources centre
Hamilton Drive
Weoley Park Road, Selly Oak
UK - BIRMINGHAM B29 6QW
E-MAIL: (email removed)
WEB SITE: http://www.sellyoak.ac.uk/sellyoak
Parent organisation: Westhill College
Type of library: Academic
Number of staff: 9.48 FTE
Level of automated services:
  • Automated library system
  • Electronic document ordering (ILL)
  • Access to external databases (on-line/CD-ROM)
  • Internet access
  • Local IT application: wide area network on campus

Topics of interest: Access to networked information.

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Ms. Norma KELLAS
Senior Tutor Librarian
Langside College Library
Prospecthill Road 50
UK - GLASGOW G42 9LB
E-MAIL: (email removed)
Parent organisation: Langside College
Type of library: Academic
Number of staff: 4
Level of automated services:
  • Automated library system
  • Access to external databases (on-line/CD-ROM)
  • Internet access

Topics of interest: Access to networked information.


Mr. Bill MACNAUGHT
Gateshead Central Library
Prince Consort Road
Gateshead Tyne and Wear
NE8 4LN
E-MAIL: (email removed)
WEB SITE: http://ris.niaa.org.uk
Parent organisation: Gateshead MBC
Type of library: Public
Number of staff: 200
Level of automated services:
  • Automated library system


Mr. John PRIESTLEY
Head of the Library & Media Services
University of Plymouth
Library
Polytechnic South West
Drake Circus
Plymouth
UK - DEVON PL4 8AA
E-MAIL: (email removed)
Parent organisation: University of Plymouth
Type of library: Academic
Number of staff: 80
Level of automated services:
  • Automated library system
  • Electronic document ordering (ILL)
  • Access to external databases (on-line/CD-ROM)
  • Internet access
  • Local IT application

Topics of interest: Distance learning, Quality Management.


Ms. Mary ROWLATT
Head of Information Services
Chelmsford Central Library
P.O. BOX 882
Market Road
UK - CHELMSFORD CM1 1LH
E-MAIL: (email removed)
WEB SITE: http://essexcc.gov.uk/infoserv/fs-infs.htm
Parent organisation: Essex County Council
Type of library: Public
Number of staff: 78
Level of automated services:
  • Automated library system
  • Electronic document ordering (ILL)
  • Electronic document delivery
  • Access to external databases (on-line/CD-ROM)
  • Internet access
  • Local IT application

Topics of interest: Electronic document delivery, Distance learning, Access to networked information, Quality management, Telematics, Community/public information, Performance indicators/benchmarking, Government information, Telecentres, Community networks, Z39.50.

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Mr. Colin SLEATH
Principal Librarian-Management Projects
Norfolk Library and Information Service
County Hall, Martineau Lane
UK - NORWICH NR1 2DH
E-MAIL: (email removed)
WEB SITE: http://www.norfolk.gov.uk
Parent organisation: Norfolk County Council
Type of library: Public
Number of staff: 450 approx
Level of automated services:
  • Automated library system
  • Electronic document ordering (ILL)
  • Access to external databases (on-line/CD-ROM)
  • Internet access
  • Local IT application

Topics of interest: Distance learning, Access to networked information, Quality management.


European Commission
DG Information Society
Cultural Heritage Applications Unit
Contact: Concha Fernandez de la Puente
e-mail: (email removed)
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