Tag: Kirklees

Libraries News Round-up: 6 August 2014

Realwire.com : 6th AugustSix months in, and 80% of UK library services sign up to Access to Researchhttp://www.realwire.com/releases/Six-months-in-and-80-of-UK-library-services-sign-up-to-Access-to-ResearchTHE BOOKSELLER : 6th AugustUser numbers released on Access to Research projecthttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/user-numbers-released-access-research-project.htmlMirfield Reporter : 6th AugustNorth Kirklees MPs say there must be a…

Libraries News Round-up: 5 August 2014

SCL : 5th AugustSCL digital study points to unique role for public libraries as physical spaces for accessing digital knowledge and opportunities http://www.goscl.com/scl-digital-study-points-to-unique-role-for-public-libraries-as-physical-spaces-for-accessing-digital-knowledge-and-opportunities/Huddersfield Examiner : 5th AugustKirklees | Public meeting set to save Lindley LibraryKirklees Council faces having to cut its £6.3m…

Libraries News Round-up: 1 August 2014

The Library Campaign : 31st JulyUnhappy birthday, 1964 Act!It won’t matter what any Act says if DCMS declines to do one darned thing to get it implemented.  And that’s where we are today. http://www.librarycampaign.com/unhappy-birthday-1964-act/ THE GUARDIAN : 1st AugustPhilip Ardagh…

Libraries News Round-up: 30 July 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 30th JulyKirklees set to close 24 of its 26 libraries PLN data cited.  Ann Cleeves, Alan Gibbons and Ian Anstice are quoted. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jul/30/kirklees-close-24-26-libraries-cutsBBC News : 30th JulyCornwall mobile library service cut to one van http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-28567947Swindon Advertiser :…

Libraries News Round-up: 25 July 2014

Arts Professional : 25th JulyArts and culture valued by vast majority of local authoritieshttp://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/arts-and-culture-valued-vast-majority-local-authorities York Press : 25th JulyYork’s new mutuals celebrated A reception was held at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday to celebrate the fact that 100 of these societies are…

Libraries News Round-up: 3 May 2014

Huddersfield Examiner : 3rd May Kirklees | Idea for community trust to run Kirkburton and Shepley libraries A report that included the claim that, “Kirklees has a statutory duty to provide just one library in the borough…” http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/idea-trust-run-kirkburton-shepley-7066518 Portsmouth News : 2nd…

Libraries News Round-up: 24th September 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 24th September Sue Charteris |Libraries are trusted spaces, but this doesn’t mean they have to stay the same http://www.theguardian.com/local-government-network/2013/sep/24/library-service-council-space Public Libraries News : 23rd September Editorial | Three controversial ideas – council overheads, 3D printing and LibraryPlus http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/09/three-controversial-ideas-council-overheads-3d-printing-and-libraryplus.html Huddersfield Examiner…

Libraries News Round-up: 28th June 2013

CILIP : 27th June What the Government’s Spending Review means for library and information services http://www.cilip.org.uk/news-media/pages/news130627.aspx THE BOOKSELLER : 28th June Government to consult on PLR extension http://www.thebookseller.com/news/government-consult-plr-extension.html THE BOOKSELLER : 28th June Teachers ‘frustrated’ over Reading for Pleasure https://www.thebookseller.com/news/teachers-frustrated-over-reading-pleasure.html…

Library News Round-up: 5th January 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. ITV News : 5th January Newcastle | Protests over plans to close city libraries includes video http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/update/2013-01-05/protests-over-plans-to-close-city-libraries/…