LIBRARIES IN THE NEWS

Libraries News Round-up: 15th April 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. Mid Devon Star : 15th April Library service shortlisted for top national award http://www.middevonstar.co.uk/news/10355552.Library_service_shortlisted_for_top_national_award/ This…

Libraries News Round-up: 12th March 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 : 12th April Julian Barnes criticises Britain’s ‘philistine’ approach to arts http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/apr/12/julian-barnes-britain-philistine-arts?INTCMP=SRCH DAILY…

Libraries News Round-up: 6th April 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 INDEPENDENT : 5th April Libraries to lend ebooks under new pilot scheme http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/libraries-to-lend-ebooks-under-new-pilot-scheme-8562702.html This…

Libraries News Round-up: 1st to 3rd April 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 Star : 1st April Letter | Time to charge for borrowing books?  http://www.thestar.co.uk/community/letters/time-to-charge-for-borrowing-books-1-5541443 THE GUARDIAN :…

Libraries News Round-up: 28th March 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. Fabian Society : 28th March Dan Jarvis MP | How do you value a library? http://www.fabians.org.uk/how-do-you-value-a-library/ Public…

Libraries News Round-up: 27th March 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. Co-operative News : 27th March How co-operatives can help save our community libraries http://www.thenews.coop/article/how-co-operatives-can-help-save-our-community-libraries DCMS…