Information Management Associates

A consultancy, training and research team

Work completed recently by IMA includes:

  • Review and Evaluation of WiFi in Public Libraries for the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (working with Civic Regeneration)
    http://www.regenerateit.co.uk/report.pdf
  • Helping the University of Hertfordshire Learning and Information Services to develop their work on student information skills (information literacy skills) for the modern knowledge society
  • Exploring the potential for developing a Library for the STEM (Science, technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Project
  • Facilitating the Impact Implementation Programme (involving 22 university library teams) for the Library and Information Research Group and SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries). An outline of this project and tools for conducting impact evaluation can be found at http://vamp.diglib.shrivenham.cranfield.ac.uk/impact/impact-initiative
  • Conducting research to inform the planning for Future Resource Discovery Services for the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries
    See http://www.M25lib.ac.uk/m25sec/business/rediscowg/RDfuture05.pdf
  • Compiling case studies on Use of mobile technologies in the public sector for Project Nomad (working on a Leeds University Business School contract with the Office of Deputy Prime Minister)
    See http://www.projectnomad.org.uk
  • Review of research literature on Information literacy, libraries and students’ experience of learning in higher education – two IMA Consultants were part of the University of Sheffield Department of Information Studies team conducting this work for the Higher Education Academy
  • Options appraisal of Information and resource strategies for the study of the moving image for the British Film Institute (with CILIP Consultancy Services)