Category: LIBRARIES IN THE NEWS

Library News Round-up: 15th 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 were no notable news items yesterday. Cultural Value Initiative : 8th February Community Libraries…

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Library News Round-up: 13th 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. Information Rights and Wrongs : 13th March The Right to Unknown Information http://informationrightsandwrongs.com/2013/03/13/the-right-to-unknown-information/ PublicService.co.uk : 13th…

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Library 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. Public Policy Exchange Event | The Future of Local Libraries and Cultural Services Tuesday April 16th 2013. …

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Libraries News Round-up: 8th 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 Stage : 8th March Ed Vaizey – ‘Crisis? What arts crisis?’ http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2013/03/ed-vaizey-crisis-what-arts-crisis/ Gov.uk :…

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Libraries News Round-up: 7th 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 : 7th March Alarm over secondary school reading habits http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/mar/07/alarm-secondary-school-reading-habits Liverpool Daily Post…

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Libraries News Round-up: 6th 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 : 5th March Enterprising community libraries? Senior figures such as the libraries…

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Libraries News Round-up: 5th 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. Jesmond Local : 5th March Newcastle | Council paying £155,000 a year to private developer for Central…

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Library News Round-up: 4th 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 MIRROR : 4th March Two libraries a week being closed by Tory cuts  http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/two-libraries-week-being-closed-1741438…

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Library News Round-up: 2nd 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. LIS PUB LIBS : 1st March Mick Fortune | RE some sensible and interesting debate It seems…

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Library News Round-up: 1st 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. Gov.uk : 27th February DCMS | Supporting the library services provided by local authorities https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/supporting-the-library-services-provided-by-local-authorities BBC News…

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Library News Round-up: 28th February, 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. Croydon Conservatives : 27th February Libraries outsourcing: the facts It does not, as some blog…

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Libraries News Round-up: 27th February 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. Inside Croydon : 26th February Laings quit £30m Croydon libraries privatisation deal  http://insidecroydon.com/2013/02/26/laings-quit-30m-croydon-libraries-privatisation-deal/     …

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LibraryNews Round-up: 26th February, 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 : 25th February Frances O’Grady: a new vision for in-sourced and effective public…

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Library News Round-up: 23rd February, 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. You Tube : 22nd February Latvia | Libraries for Communities Would that UK libraries were invested in…

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Library News Round-up: 21st February, 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. Southport Visitor : 21st February Sefton | GP claims closing library would be physical and psychological disaster…

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