Tag Archives: Electronic resources

Oral History interview with Carol Ruby - 1988-2015

Carol Ruby is one of the longest serving active volunteers at the library. Carol compares various libraries she has visited to Coffs Harbour Library.


The Digital divide and the library’s efforts to close the gap - 2012

As more and more government and business services have moved online there has been a growing demand for the skills of Librarians to help those separated by this digital divide.


Public Internet Access - 1996

Coffs Harbour Library’s journey to join the information super-highway began in 1996 with coin-operated internet access!


Electronic resources then and now - 1985

The library’s first public access computer was purchased in 1985 – this story looks back at the early CD-ROM resources and reflects on the developments in electronic reference resources since then.