Category: LIBRARIES IN THE NEWS

Libraries News Round-up: 8th 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. Chronicle Live : 8th April Newcastle | Community group launches bid to take control of…

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Libraries News Round-up: 7th 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. Question Everything : 7th April We will economise on the beaches It also doesn’t bode…

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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…

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Libraries News Round-up: 5th 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. Don’t Privatise Libraries : 5th April Alan Wylie | My submission on Library Cuts to the European…

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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 :…

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Libraries News Round-up: 31st 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. There was no digest yesterday. Sheffield Telegraph : 31st March 10,000-name petition triggers Debate on…

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Library News Round-up: 29th 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. Express & Star : 29th March Up to 49 jobs at risk in Wolverhampton libraries shake-up…

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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…

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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…

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Library News Round-up: 26th 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. BBC News : 26th March Edzell library restoration boosted by Leader funds Plans to recreate…

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Library News Round-up: 25th 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. Portsmouth News : 25th March Author: Why libraries are vital for communities We need public…

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Libraries News Round-up: 22nd 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 : 22nd March The library: beating heart of the school  The school library…

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Libraries New Round-up: 21st 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. Public Libraries News : 20th March Developed Countries Libraries down, Developing Countries Libraries up? http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/03/developed-countries-libraries-down-developing-countries-libraries-up.html…

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Libraries New Round-up: 20th 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 BOOKSELLER : 20th March ACE/SCL report says libraries ‘forgotten’  “It is strange for the…

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Libraries New Round-up: 19 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. BBC News : 19th March Bristol’s new Junction 3 library opens A new £3m library,…

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Libraries News Round-up: 18th 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. DAILY MAIL : 17th March Delhiites prefer books to the internet but shun city’s ‘poor-quality’…

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Library News Round-up: 17th 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. Public Libraries News : 17th March Use it or lose it http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/03/use-it-or-lose-it.html Don’t Privatise Libraries…

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Library News Round-up: 16th 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. Manchester Evening News : 15th March ‘Libraries to stay open’ insist town hall chiefs  Rochdale…

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