Category: LIBRARIES IN THE NEWS

Libraries News Round-up: 28th 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. Independent on Sunday Special report: Britain’s REAL big society  An uncriticial paean of praise –…

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Libraries News Round-up: 27th 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. SCL Executive Meeting Minutes : 27 March 2013 http://www.goscl.com/about-the-scl/scl-national-executive/scl-executive-meeting-minutes/ Luton Today : 27th April Council…

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Libraries News Round-up: 26th 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. BBC News : 26th April Crews tackle blaze at National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-22312017…

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Libraries News Round-up: 24th 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. DCMS : 24th April Testing times: Fighting culture’s corner in an age of austerity Keynote…

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Libraries News Round-up: 23rd 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. Special thanks to @Teens4Libraries, currently helping out with our website. BBC News: 23rd April Volunteers…

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Libraries News Round-up: 22nd 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. This Is Derbyshire : 22nd April ‘Misleading’ accusation over library shutdowns  as elections loom  http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Misleading-accusation-library-shutdowns-elections/story-18769560-detail/story.html…

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Libraries News Round-up: 21st 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. BBC News : 21st April Coventry libraries’ online time rises for welfare tests The amount…

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Libraries News Round-up: 19th 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 BOOKSELLER : 19th April Bury the latest to consult on libraries  http://www.thebookseller.com/news/bury-latest-consult-libraries.html Yorkshire Post…

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Libraries News Round-up: 18th 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 GUARDIAN : 18th April Public Leaders Network | Public sector procurement: fear of fraud http://www.guardian.co.uk/public-leaders-network/2013/apr/12/public-sector-procurement-corruption-safeguards The…

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Libraries News Round-up: 17th 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. Public Libraries News : 16th April Editorial | Secretary of State’s reasons for not intervening in Lewisham:…

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Libraries News Round-up: 16th 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 GUARDIAN : 15th April Asset transfer: the path to success and pitfalls of failure…

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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…

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Libraries News Round-up: 14th 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. Ham & High : 14th April Hampstead Garden Suburb library celebrates success after being saved…

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Libraries News Round-up: 13th 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. Public Libraries News : 13th April Editorial | “We now have six examples of poor to terrible…

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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…

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Libraries News Round-up: 11th 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. Public Libraries News : 10th April List | Ed Vaizey’s statements on public libraries – in Opposition…

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Libraries News Round-up: 10th 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. Public Libraries News : 9th April Swindon | Withering on the vine: six-year figures for volunteer branch…

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Libraries News Round-up: 9th 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 GUARDIAN : 9th April Scott Turow decries ‘slow death’ of the American authorNovelist and…

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