Author: Elizabeth Ash

Library News Round-up: 31st January, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham.   If you are on Twitter she is definitely worth following! Find her @shirleyburnham THE BOOKSELLER : 31st January SCL announces ‘universal offers’ for libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/scl-announces-universal-offers-libraries.html THE BOOKSELLER :…

Library News Round-up: 30th January, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter BBC News : 30th January Council budgets: Watchdog warns of front-line cuts The National Audit…

Library News Round-up: 28th January, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter Public Policy Exchange Event – 16th April | The Future of Local libraries and Cultural Services http://publicpolicyexchange.co.uk/events/DD16-PPE.php…

Library News Round-up: 27th January, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Camden Public Libraries User Group Community Libraries – The Arts Council Report It appears that the researchers…

Libraries News Round-Up: 25th January, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. CILIP : 25th January Chartered Institute warns of dangerous “headlong rush” to create more community…

Libraries News Round-Up: 24th January, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Save Doncaster Libraries : 24th January Reason to stay cheerful…. Appeal Granted!!! Below is the…

Libraries News Round-up: 23rd January 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Public Libraries News : 22nd January “Community Libraries: Learning from Experience” – The most important…

Library News Round-up: 22nd January 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Gov.uk : 22nd January Press release | Community libraries: guidance from the Arts Council  The Arts Council…

Community Libraries – Guidance from Arts Council

The Arts Council has published a report looking at how communities are getting involved in the running and management of local libraries. We will add our comments shortly. *Press release* Community libraries: guidance from the Arts Council https://www.gov.uk/government/news/community-libraries-guidance-from-the-arts-council Laura Swaffield, Chair…

Library News Round-Up: 21st January 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. THE GUARDIAN : 18th January Privatised public services pose ‘significant new risk’ to public ethics…