Tag: Arts Council England

Libraries News Round-up: 20 October 2015

Political Economy Research Centre : 20th OctoberPERC Paper 11 – Public Libraries in the Age of Austerity:  by Ian Anstice http://www.perc.org.uk/project_posts/perc-paper-11-public-libraries-in-the-age-of-austerity/THE BOOKSELLER : 20th OctoberNielsen highlights mid-teens reading dip http://www.thebookseller.com/news/nielsen-says-18-25s-more-likely-read-young-teens-314777BBC News : 20th OctoberOxfordshire County Council proposes £50m cuts Four mobile libraries could shut.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-34579625Oxford…

Library News Round-up: 29 May 2015

29th MayWales | New guidance on community managed libraries and statutory provision https://libalyson.wordpress.com/2015/05/29/new-guidance-on-community-managed-libraries-and-statutory-provision/ DAILY TELEGRAPH : 29th MayMalorie Blackman: ‘I’ve had to develop a thick skin’A bold speech in defence of literacy, public libraries & school libraries“In certain political quarters, there is a refusal…

Library News Round-up: 9 March 2015

Good eReader : 9th MarchPublisher Revenue Plummets as the Novelty of eBooks Wanehttp://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/publisher-revenue-plummets-as-the-novelty-of-e-books-waneDaily Record : 9th MarchTeachers and parents outraged Scottish schools are spending just 70p a month per pupil on books http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/revealed-teachers-parents-outraged-scottish-5295724Greenock Telegraph : 9th MarchInverclyde | Greenock author’s call to save…

Library News Round-up: 1 November 2014

The Spectator : 31st OctoberThe Arts Council’s culture of secrecy puts government departments to shame http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/mira-barhillel/2014/10/the-arts-councils-culture-of-secrecy-puts-government-departments-to-shame/ Swindon Advertiser : 1st November Swindon | Takeover of leisure centres begins today Greenwich Leisure Limited will be taking over all the leisure sites  ….  One…

Libraries News Round-up: 12 May 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 12th May International publishers warn of ‘severe’ risk on copyright http://www.thebookseller.com/news/international-publishers-warn-severe-risk-copyright.html THE BOOKSELLER : 12th May LGA warns on future for libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/lga-warns-future-libraries.html LocalGov : 12th May LGA: Councils at ‘end of the road’ for efficiency savings…

Libraries News Round-up: 27th April 2014

THE OBSERVER : 27th April Peter Bazalgette | We have to recognise the huge value of arts and culture to societyinc. role of Librarieshttp://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/apr/27/value-of-arts-and-culture-to-society-peter-bazalgette THE INDEPENDENT : 27th April You can’t put a price on joy http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/you-cant-put-a-price-on-joy-9292286.html This Is The West Country…