Libraries News Round-up: 29 May 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 29th May
Can the public sector go ‘digital by default’?
Making available statistics on library usage and costs had helped one local authority show why it made sense to close libraries in certain areas in order to protect other services, as well as persuading people that they needed to make better use of the services they had.
http://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2014/may/29/public-sector-digital-by-default

Barry & District News : 29th May
Vale of Glamorgan Library staff issue volunteer concerns 
http://www.barryanddistrictnews.co.uk/news/11242887.Library_staff_issue_volunteer_concerns/

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 29th May
Save Lincolnshire Libraries receives £1000 boost from The Library Campaign
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/05/29/save-lincolnshire-libraries-receives-1000-boost-from-the-library-campaign/
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Inside Croydon : 29th May
Library deal questioned as council blacklists the blacklisters
http://insidecroydon.com/2014/05/29/library-deal-questioned-as-council-blacklists-the-blacklisters/

North Devon Gazette : 29th May
County promises to ‘look again’ at Braunton Library
http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/county_promises_to_look_again_at_braunton_library_1_3621213

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