The support for resource centres section has been developed to offer support and guidance to resource centre practitioners working in primary healthcare and disability sectors.
To access the complete online version of the Resource Centre Manual, please click here.
To view the complete PDF version of the Resource Centre Manual, please see the link under Selected Resources below.
Resource Centre Manual (PDF)
Contains practical information on all aspects of setting up and managing a resource centre, from planning, fundraising and finding a suitable location, to collecting and organising materials, developing information services, and monitoring and evaluating the work of the resource centre. It assumes that most readers will use manual systems for organising information, but also explains how computers can be used in resource centres, including e-mail, Internet and databases. It describes how to select database software, and contains a detailed review of three leading database programs. It includes a list of organisations and publications that can provide further information