Australian public library mission statements

Group members: Philip Hider, Jane Garner, Simon Wakeling, Hamid Jamali

Do the formal mission statements to be found on Australian public library websites correspond to recent pronouncements about the roles of public libraries in their communities? A large sample of mission statements were analysed both qualitatively and quantitively to find out.

The resulting paper was published in the Journal of Library Administration and can be accessed here.

Contact: Dr Philip Hider
Phone: (02) 6933 2522