Libraries News Round-up: 29 June 2014

BBC One Midlands : 29th June
On iPlayer : BBC Sunday Politics Show 
Libraries > @ 47.12 mins in – & continues with Alan Gibbons’s interview @ 50.15 mins in
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b046v7xb/sunday-politics-west-midlands-29062014 …

CLIK : 29th June
Campaigning for Libraries in Kent
new  …. They are also on Twitter @clik_kent
http://clikent.wordpress.com/

Keith Parkins : 28th June
Volunteering no excuse for exploitation 
There is a world of difference between a community voluntarily getting together to carry out an activity of mutual benefit to the local community, to a rearguard action by a community to defend its assets against action by a repressive central authority.
https://medium.com/dark-mountain/volunteering-no-excuse-for-exploitation-6da7dd0b6dc

Lincolnshire Echo : 29th June
Library users concerned over disappearance of physical books despite rise in e-books in Lincolnshire 
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Library-users-concerned-disappearance-physical/story-21295054-detail/story.html

Walsall Advertiser : 28th June
Walsall Council call for community to run public services amid £85m savings move
Cash-strapped Walsall Council are calling on communities to run parks, community buildings and libraries for them – as they face having to save millions of pounds.
http://www.walsalladvertiser.co.uk/Walsall-Council-community-run-public-services/story-21299261-detail/story.html

USA | Sun Times : 27th June
A computer for every student solves nothing 
Research > 
“The very tool designed to level the playing field is, in fact, un-leveling it”
http://www.suntimes.com/news/otherviews/28344091-452/a-computer-for-every-student-solves-nothing.html#.U65OU0AUpNE

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