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|Title:||The PACE Library initiatives : a true lesson in regional collaboration|
Efficiency and effectiveness
|Publisher:||Pao Yue-kong Library, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University|
|Source:||Academic Librarian 2 : Singing in the Rain, ALSR 2010, Conference towards Future Possibilities, Hong Kong, 11-12 March 2010, conference proceedings, session 13A, p. [1-10].|
|Abstract:||Purpose – This paper seeks to describe the collaborative process undertaken by seventeen
university libraries toward cost reduction and efficiencies in response to initiatives encouraged by the President of the university system.|
Design/methodology/approach – This paper describes the initiative and collaborative process followed by ULAC, the University Library Advisory Council.
Findings – The seventeen libraries were able to collaborate and work together in a positive and enthusiastic manner to achieve four out of six initiatives designed to improve the efficiencies of the university system libraries.
Practical implications – A number of practical implications may be drawn: the intrinsic ability of libraries to collaborate and partner with one another; the desire on the part of libraries to provide the best and most efficient services to our users; the drive to succeed in making changes in response to a larger program and need.
Originality/value – This paper focuses on the specific activities sparked by the work of a university system‐wide initiative called PACE, President’s Advisory Committee on Efficiency and Effectiveness.
|Rights:||Reproduced with permission of the author.|
|Appears in Collections:||LIB ALSR 2010 Conference Papers & Presentations|
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