Libraries News Round-up: 10 June 2014

Public Libraries News : 9th June
Editorial | Shadow minister Helen Goodman MP shows an interest
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/06/shadow-minister-helen-goodman-mp-shows-an-interest.html

Question Everything : 10th June
Power to the People
How are you supposed to represent people when you haven’t asked them for their views?
http://questioneverythingtheytellyou.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/power-to-people.html

THE GUARDIAN : 10th June
Libraries’ online books database protected under ‘fair use’, court rules 
Universities and research libraries that created a searchable online database for millions of books did not violate copyright protections belonging to authors whose works were scanned, a US appeals court ruled on Tuesday.
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/10/libraries-online-database-books-copyright

Rhondda People : 10th June
Rhondda Library closure REVERSED as Rhondda Cynon Taf Council backs down from legal battle
http://www.rhonddapeople.com/rhondda-library-closure-reversed-as-rhondda-cynon-taff-council-backs-down-from-legal-battle/

Wales Online : 10th June
Campaigners’ joy at shock u-turn by council to keep their library open
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/local-news/campaigners-joy-shock-u-turn-council-7246559 

Gloucestershire Echo : 10th June
Editorial | Voluntary groups need help to work on county council’s radical plans
http://www.gloucestershireecho.co.uk/ECHO-COMMENT-Voluntary-groups-needs-help-work/story-21211079-detail/story.html

BBC News : 10th June
Staffordshire County Council looks at future of libraries
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-27787112

Express & Star : 10th June
Libraries in Staffs to be run by community groups
details
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2014/06/10/libraries-in-staffordshire-to-be-run-by-community-groups/

Stoke Sentinel : 10th June
Residents called in to help shape future of Staffordshire’s libraries
http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Residents-called-help-shape-future-Staffordshire/story-21212484-detail/story.html

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