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Examines the role of the external assessor in the review of academic libraries. Considers the various types of library review and, within them, the differing roles of the assessor. Discusses the training preparation needs, documentary requirements of, and benefits to external reviewers. In...
Provides an overview of the activities of SCONUL (Standing Conference of University Libraries) with regard to quality assurance in higher education since 1993. Outlines the contribution of a joint working group set up by SCONUL and the Funding Council quality agencies; setting out the working...
Discusses the process of preparing for a review and suggests that preparation includes three stages: reading all available documents, talking and brainstorming with staff, and then writing the review document. Notes that the aftermath of the review is more difficult to handle, and that it is...
Provides practical advice and guidance to subject librarians in UK academic libraries preparing for teaching quality assessment (TQA) visits. Suggests what action librarians should take prior to an assessment visit, including forms of departmental liaison. Provides a comprehensive checklist,...
Describes Cumbria in terms of its people, economy and geography, noting the various problems the region faces. Relates plans to link Cumbria’s communities electronically for the twenty‐first century. Details these plans in terms of the linking ‐ via an electronic information highway ‐ of local...
The rapid changes in higher education in the UK are prompting library and information professionals to reflect on the nature of the services they provide and on the appropriateness of their skills. Explores the kinds of skills which will be required by academic ‐ and, in particular, subject ‐...
Includes four outstanding essays from the Scottish Schools Essay Competition, illustrating how children see libraries and bookshops, and improvements they would like to see made. Demonstrates not only good creative writing, but an awareness, on the part of the young, of what is currently...
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