Libraries News Round-up: 27 August 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 27th August
Letters | The evolving role of libraries in the digital age
in response to The Guardian View on the Loss of Public Libraries
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/aug/27/evolving-role-libraries-digital-age

Mirfield Reporter : 27th August
Letter | Kirklees library plan leaves me in total disbelief!
http://www.mirfieldreporter.co.uk/news/your-letters/kirklees-library-plan-leaves-me-in-total-disbelief-1-6807155

Express & Star : 27th August
Recruitment slashed at Staffordshire County Council
“This is designed to achieve short term financial gains and will not affect the council’s ability to deliver on its responsibilities.”
The future of some libraries is “still not known”.
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2014/08/27/recruitment-slashed-at-staffordshire-county-council/

Australia | Fears in the field as CSIRO shuts library doors 
“relentless digitisation of Australian knowledge”, resulting in erosion of the service & redundancies
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/fears-in-the-field-as-csiro-shuts-library-doors-20140827-108yap.html

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