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Imagine Your Library's Future by Peter Sidorko, Steve O’Connor

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9

Case studies

A number of case studies are replicated in this book. They are real examples of the power of scenarios. The scenarios presented in these case studies are options for different institutions, in different environments at different times.

Each case study is different. In a few instances, the background scenarios as well as the Preferred Library Scenario are presented. In other case studies, only the Preferred Library Scenario is presented.

Case study 1: A major Hong Kong university library

(As written by Steve O’Connor for the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Press)

Background

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is the largest publicly-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong in terms of number of students, with 26,000 full-time ...

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