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Libraries News Round-up: 4th August 2013

Public Libraries News : 4th August CILIP’s suggested new name revealed, the e-lending pilot takes shape … and the rest of the news http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/08/cilips-suggested-new-name-revealed-the-e-lending-pilot-takes-shape-and-the-rest-of-the-news.html Cumbernauld News : 4th August North Lanarkshire | Town centre library bought to book             “People who…

Libraries News Round-up: 1st August 2013

CILIP : 1st August New name for library and information professional body proposed http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/new-name-library-and-information-professional-body-proposed CILIP : 31st July New name for library and information professional body proposed http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/new-name-library-and-information-professional-body-proposed Library Journal : 1st August Ian Clark | UK Report Recommends Author…

Libraries News Round-up: 31st July 2013

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 31st July Council defends decision to stock extremist books at Woolwich library http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/10214547/Council-defends-decision-to-stock-extremist-books-Woolwich-library.html Booktrade Info : 31st July Irate UK librarians call for no confidence vote on Minister Vaizey http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/48680 Good Library Guide : 31st July Copyright-…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th July 2013

Localgov.co.uk : 9th July York considers new delivery model for libraries and archive services If approved, staff will own a third of the new CBS which will have exempt charity status. http://www.localgov.co.uk/index.cfm?method=news.detail&id=110410 Infoism : 8th July What I would like…

Libraries News Round-up: 3rd July 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 3rd July Let’s keep doing it by the book: why we shouldn’t cut libraries Two contributors explain why they are against council plans to cut the number of libraries in Lincolnshire by more than half http://www.guardian.co.uk/local-government-network/2013/jul/03/why-we-should-not-cut-libraries Retford…

Libraries News Round-up: 2nd July 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 2nd July Councils call for the abolition of six core Whitehall departments Sir Merrick Cockell has warned that 56 councils risk collapse unless changes are made to their funding and management http://www.guardian.co.uk/local-government-network/2013/jul/02/councils-call-for-abolition-whitehall-departments Market Rasen Mail : 2nd…

Libraries News Round-up: 29th June 2013

Rutland Times : 29th June Lincolnshire | Glimmer of hope in fight to save Deepings library http://www.rutland-times.co.uk/news/local/glimmer-of-hope-in-fight-to-save-deepings-library-1-5232635 Birmingham Mail : 29th June Goodbye Birmingham Central Library http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/gallery-goodbye-birmingham-central-library-4731792 Southend Echo : 29th June Volunteer idea ‘will kill’ library The Friends of…

Libraries News Round-up: 27th June 2013

Public Libraries News : 26th June Editorial | “Slightly worse than our worst case scenario” : The latest Government cuts examined http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/06/slightly-worse-than-our-worst-case-scenario-the-latest-government-cuts-examined.html This Is Hampshire : 27th June Library service being run into the ground, warns union Funding cuts have…

Libraries News Round-up: 28th May 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 28th May Sefton and Manchester: libraries latest http://www.thebookseller.com/news/sefton-and-manchester-libraries-latest.html Manchester Evening News : 28th May Manchester’s Libraries reprieved amid ‘shambles’ claims Council bosses passed an  amended plan at their latest executive meeting after protests from  campaigners and a…

Libraries News Round-up: 18th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. BBC News : 18th May Campaigners protest against Herefordshire Council cuts http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-22580529 Ledbury Reporter :…

Libraries News Round-up: 8th May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Manchester Evening News : 8th May Six Manchester libraries face axe within weeks despite protests…

Libraries News Round-up: 26th April 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. BBC News : 26th April Crews tackle blaze at National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-22312017…