Libraries News Round-up: 12 May 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 12th May
International publishers warn of ‘severe’ risk on copyright
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/international-publishers-warn-severe-risk-copyright.html

THE BOOKSELLER : 12th May
LGA warns on future for libraries
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/lga-warns-future-libraries.html

LocalGov : 12th May
LGA: Councils at ‘end of the road’ for efficiency savings
http://www.localgov.co.uk/LGA-Councils-at-end-of-the-road-for-efficiency-savings/36269

Bury Times : 8th May
Opening of controversial sculpture centre
Brian Ashley, the Arts Council’s national director for libraries, among the VIPs who attended 
http://www.burytimes.co.uk/news/11200688.Opening_of_controversial_sculpture_centre_is__one_of_the_most_momentous_occasions_in_history_of_museum_/?ref=mmsp

Politics.co.uk : 12th May
Dear prisons minister: Here’s the truth about prison libraries
http://www.politics.co.uk/comment-analysis/2014/05/12/dear-prisons-minister-here-s-the-truth-about-prison-librarie

North Devon Journal : 12th May
Jeremy Vine and Margaret Atwood back campaign to prevent the closure of Braunton Library
http://www.northdevonjournal.co.uk/Jeremy-Vine-Margaret-Atwood-campaign-prevent/story-21084031-detail/story.html

Champ News : 12th May
Sefton Saving libraries could be a lottery! 
There may still be a glimmer of hope remaining for the doomed libraries around Southport.  Resort MP John Pugh has had what he describes as ‘encouraging top level talks’ with the National Lottery about their survival.
http://www.champnews.com/newsstory.aspx?story=3051877

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