Parliamentary Library - new technologies for a high demand client group: The two-sided coin: the state of play with the Australian Parliamentary Library's use of wikis to guide staff and to inform clients. to guide staff …. Judy Hutchinson [email protected]
The two-sided coin: the state of play with the Australian Parliamentary Library's use of wikis to guide staff and to inform clients
… was formed on 1 February 2004 following the amalgamation of three departments including the Department of the Parliamentary Library.
The Library is structured into two branches:
Information Access Branch builds electronic resources including through the work of the Database Services section the electronic newspaper clippings database in ParlInfo
In 2006-07, Database Services added 121,000 newspaper clippings to the database and indexed 113,000
For example, “deliberative polling” sits under Party Politics thus:
Through their individual services portal Senators and Members can view several content blocks that are updated continuously as new items, including newspaper clips, are added to the ParlInfo database.
Date: 9 November 2007
Topic: Interest rate movements and mortgages
For articles on the effects of interest rate rises on the ability of people to service their mortgage debts, for consistency let's all go down the same path with:
Date: 15 November 2007
Topic: ALP policy + Computers
ALP policy launch, 13 November, - for the education bit - use:
Educational equipment to cover the equipment in general. If your
article is particularly about the "computers in every classroom" then
also use Computers in education
This then fits in with the indexing terms decided on in October:
Title: ALP election tax package
The ALP tax package announced on Friday needs as common terms:
ALP policy + Tax rates and margins + Income tax + ELF07.
If there is a lot about the tax rebate for educational equipment
(computers etc) then also use Tax offsets + Educational equipment.
Date: 15 November 2007
Topic: Computers in education
Also, three new scope notes:
There are see also refs between Online education and Distance education and between Online education and Computers in education.
… so we’re testing a wysiwyg web page where we can add parts (not only wiki pages and libraries) for guidelines and procedures, rosters, diaries, notes to and by staff, anything and everything… and we’re hoping to keep control of this work space within the section …
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