Library News Round-up: 17 September 2015

THE GUARDIAN : 17th September
Are publishers really ‘hoodwinking’ academics? 
An anonymous library expert & anonymous publisher respond
http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/2015/sep/17/are-publishers-really-hoodwinking-academics 


THE BOOKSELLER : 17th September
Over 70 library staff take redundancy in Hampshire 
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/seventy-four-library-staff-take-redundancy-council-looks-save-millions-312814

Portsmouth News : 16th September
Hampshire | Seventy four library workers take redundancy as council looks to save millions 
http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/business/local-business/seventy-four-library-workers-take-redundancy-as-council-looks-to-save-millions-1-6961513

Local Guardian : 17th September
£1m cuts loom for Sutton’s libraries
http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/13764071.__1m_cuts_loom_for_Sutton_s_libraries/

BBC News : 17th September
East Yorkshire library cuts consultation to begin 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-34273644

Minster FM News : 17th September
East Riding to consult public on library services 
Council Leader (East Riding Council) quoted
http://www.minsterfm.com/news/local/1733088/east-riding-to-consult-public-on-library-services/

Mix 96 Radio : 17th September
Could Staff Own Bucks’ Libraries? 
http://www.mix96.co.uk/news/local/1733846/could-staff-own-bucks-libraries/

Leek Post & Times : 17th September
Staffordshire | Werrington and Blythe Bridge libraries to be run by community groups
http://www.leek-news.co.uk/Werrington-Blythe-Bridge-libraries-run-community/story-27801106-detail/story.html 

THE BOOKSELLER : 16th September
Lack of digital library investment ‘pushing’ users away 
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/lack-of-digital-library-investment-pushing-users-away-312801

Northern Echo : 16th September
North Yorkshire library volunteers asked to come forward 
http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/13764013.North_Yorkshire_library_volunteers_asked_to_come_forward/

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