Date de publication : 01/12/2005
Année de Publication : 2005
Type : Article
Thème : Bibliothèque
Couverture : Royaume-Uni
This report offers a looking at using multimedia in libraries within Library and Information Services . It explores the rationale that lies behind this work, of using popular multimedia formats for service development in libraries, especially computer games technology for children’s services. These have proved to be very popular with children with high use and positive feedback from the target audiences. There has been some success in demonstrating simple models for recording user behaviour, the use of games for marketing, and for raising the profile and reputation of library services amongst parents and local authority stakeholders and advocacy within the wider LIS community. The findings indicate that multimedia is a successful and popular tool for service development in libraries, but that careful planning is required, and attention should be paid to resource issues for sustaining ongoing services. Some reflections and suggestions for approaches are offered within the conclusions.