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 Arts Speech by Culture Secretary Maria Miller
https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/testing-times-fighting-cultures-corner-in-an-age-of-austerity

ACE : 24th April
Press Release Arts Council England responds to the Secretary of State’s speech on arts and cultural funding 
http://press.artscouncil.org.uk/Press-Releases/Arts-Council-England-responds-to-the-Secretary-of-State-s-speech-on-arts-and-cultural-funding-767.aspx

Public Libraries News : 23rd April
Editorial | “A pretty turbulent time”: BBC News covers public and volunteer libraries
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/04/a-pretty-turbulent-time-bbc-news-covers-public-and-volunteer-libraries.html

THE GUARDIAN : 24th April
Ebook anxieties increase as publishing revolution rolls on
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/apr/24/ebook-publishing-amazon?INTCMP=SRCH

This Is Nottingham : 24th April
Libraries or potholes?
http://www.thisisnottingham.co.uk/Libraries-potholes/story-18789197-detail/story.html#axzz2RNMJpB4l

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