Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL)

TAFE STATISTICS AND PERFORMANCE MEASURES

CAUL SURVEY VUT 1/99
Updated 7 July, 1999 

Responses

Responses were received from 37 of the 38 CAUL member universities

Question 1

Does your University include a TAFE component?

Yes  15
No  22

Question 2

Is the TAFE component a partnership or cooperative arrangement with the University, a separate organizational unit within the University, or an integrated part of the University?
Partnership or cooperative arrangement        8
Integrated part of the University   7

Question 3

Is the TAFE component provided with a Library service?

Yes   14
No 1

Question 4

Is the Library service provided as a separate service independent of the University, provided as a separate service but with some degree of cooperation or collaboration or provided by the University Library?
Provided as a separate service but with some degree of cooperation or collaboration  1
Provided by the University Library        13

Question 5

Is the Library service provided from a separate Library which is intended for use mainly by TAFE students or provided from a Library which is intended for use by both Higher Education and TAFE students?
Provided from a separate Library which is intended for use mainly by TAFE students  1
Provided from a Library which is intended for use by both TAFE and Higher Education students 10
Both (i.e. different arrangements at different campuses due to mergers)      3

Question 6

Are services provided which are specifically designed to meet the needs of TAFE in any of the following areas: selection of resources, faculty / schools liaison, information skills training / user education, reference services, electronic search services, lending services, network / web based services, other?
Selection of resources   11
Faculty / school liaison   13
Information skills training / user education 14
Reference services   10
Electronic search services   9
Lending services    8
Network / web based services  9
Other     2

Question 7

Does the University maintain statistics for the TAFE Library services in the CAUL Higher Education format, in a separate TAFE State format, in a separate institutional TAFE format, and / or in a combined institutional Higher Education and TAFE format?
In the CAUL Higher Education format    3
In a separate TAFE state format     5
In a separate institutional TAFE format    2
In a combined institutional Higher Education and TAFE format 7

Question 8

Does the University use performance indicators for the TAFE Library service in the same form as for Higher Education and / or in a separate TAFE format?
In the same form as for Higher Education 8
In a separate TAFE format  (due to merger) 1
Both (due to merger)   1
 
Doreen Parker
University Librarian
Victoria University of Technology

3/7/99

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