Tag: libraries

Library News Round-up: 8th January 2013

Another daily digest of library news items, with thanks to Shirley Burnham.  Follow her on twitter @shirleyburnham for tweets about libraries!   THE BOOKSELLER : 8th January Cleeves ‘furious’ at Newcastle library plans  http://www.thebookseller.com/news/cleeves-furious-newcastle-library-plans.html  THE BOOKSELLER : 8th January Five…

Library News Round-up: 7th January 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 7th January Morgan to leave Arts Council http://www.thebookseller.com/news/morgan-leave-arts-council.html  You Tube : 19th December Sir Terry Pratchett on Libraries http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBQWp-DqdAI THE INDEPENDENT : 6th January Ebooks for 20p may be a novel idea, but it spells bad news…

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/…

How Good are your Libraries? CIPFA data released!

For wonks, & actually for all of us, here’s a treat… CIPFA Stats: Library Authority Profiles Reports comparing each of the 147 library authorities (out of 151authorities) that submitted a return. These statistics are collected annually, & almost no useful analysis…

Wolverhampton Library Update!

In Wolverhampton the citywide campaign group Save Wolverhampton Libraries reports that they has been working away for months to save and protect their city’s libraries. The Council will announce the future of libraries on 5th December 2012. The campaign group  are…