Presentation on theme: "Parliamentary Library and Information Service. PARLIAMENT OF WESTERN AUSTRALLIA The STRUCTURE (as at April 1 1998) 3 Departments Legislative Council Legislative."— Presentation transcript:
Parliamentary Library and Information Service
PARLIAMENT OF WESTERN AUSTRALLIA The STRUCTURE (as at April 1 1998) 3 Departments Legislative Council Legislative Assembly Parliamentary Services Department
Management Structure Management Executive Committee (MEC) PRESIDING OFFICERS Clerk Legislative Assembly Clerk Legislative Council Executive Manager Parliamentary Services Heads Of Department
Legislative Council MLCs = 34 Labor=13 Liberals=12 Nationals=1 Greens=5 One Nation=3
LC Changes Move to family friendly hours commencing 2nd April - end December 2003 New Tuesday 3 - 10 pm Wednesday 10am - 6.10pm Thursday 10am - 6.10pm Thursday 10am - 5.10pm Old Tuesday 3 - 10pm Wednesday Thursday
Parliamentary Services Dept (PSD) - 7 Units Building Services Catering Services Financial Services Human Resources Information Technology Library and Information Services Reporting Services
Corporate Management Team (CMT) Monthly meetings Rotational Chair Agenda and Minutes Each Unit Manager reports on monthly outcomes Issues are raised and discussed. Feedback is given from Management Executive Committee (MEC) and Heads of Department meetings (HOD)
Principle Services Reference Services (no research service at this stage) Library Collection Media Services Newspaper clipping service on-line Electronic news services - TV & Radio Intranet Electronic information Services Training and user education programs.
Reference Service Supported by 4 Librarians Responsible for development of services & reference desk duties. Continuous review & development of reference and general collection Publication of intranet, census, electoral profiles, guides and fact sheets. Current Awareness Services (e-Currents) available via Intranet Training and user education.
1 x Librarian - Team Leader 2 x Library Technicians 1 x Media Officer 1 x.6 Media Clerk 1 x Library Assistant
Technical Team Responsible for all technical services Library catalogue Journal accessioning Indexing Report generation ILLs Media Services Library layout and information flow
Media Services Newspaper Clippings Selection, Scanning & Indexing daily news clippings = available by 12pm Hardcopies filed and files spiral bound 1996+ Electronic image June 2000+
Electronic Media Services Daily taping of news and current affair programs (In-house 2000) Recording of radio drive programs (In-house 2002) Transcript service Dubbing - MP1 and MP3 formats Management of video reticulation Sitting days - compilation news service shown internally via TV reticulation service.
New Initiative 2003 / 4 Relocate library to refurbished ballroom Replace current library system to a more integrated system. Investigate options to convert retrospective hardcopy news clipping files to electronic. Project to digitise sound and vision Establish a special historical collection of works by or about members of the Western Australian Parliament as part of the 2004 Centenary of the Building celebrations
New Initiative contd Development of Electronic Information Policy Negotiating a Research Service