1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/04/2004
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THE LIBRARY NETWORK
REFERENCE AND SPECIALIST COLLECTIONS
The reference and specialist collections include:
INFORMATION COLLECTED AND PRESERVED
Information collected and preserved by the State Library includes:
TASMANIAN AUTOMATED LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEM (TALIS)
All libraries are linked through the TALIS network, a library management system which includes an integrated catalogue and electronic information databases. TALIS is accessible through the Internet and available in all libraries at http://www.talis.tas.gov.au. It contains the holdings of all public libraries in the State, together with those of 8 senior secondary colleges and 157 schools, 10 TAFE libraries and 7 community libraries.
Library services are provided for customers with special needs through the use of special format resources, specialised equipment and delivery services. Volunteer couriers provide delivery of specialised format resources to home library customers.