Australian Capital Territory University & Academic Libraries (ACTUAL)
ACTUAL was formed in 1998 to improve co-operation and resource sharing between academic libraries in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) in response to a climate of declining library budgets.
- Australian Catholic University Library - Signadou Campus
- Academy Library, UNSW Canberra located at ADFA
- The Australian National University Library
- Canberra Institute of Technology Library Services
- Charles Sturt University School of Theology - St Mark's National Theological Centre
- University of Canberra Library
Terms of reference
- To increase the efficient and effective delivery of library and information services to tertiary institutions in the Australian Capital Territory by fostering active inter-library cooperation.
- To provide a forum for active exchange of information and for sharing of expertise;
- To ensure the provision of quality library and information services by cooperating in the provision of innovative information services;
- To facilitate resource sharing between library members;
- To jointly undertake collaborative projects to the mutual benefit of members; and
- To provide a forum for the development of joint submissions to government, institutions and industry bodies on matters affecting the operation of tertiary libraries in the ACT.