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Libraries News Round-up: 8th March 2014

Horncastle News : 8th March Letter | Lincolnshire County Councillors should give up their expenses http://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/letters-opinion/letter-lincolnshire-county-councillors-should-give-up-their-expenses-1-5919649 Stamford Mercury : 7th March Letter | ‘Out of touch’ over libraries plans Whatever happened to democracy in Lincolnshire ? If it is not already dead, it is…

Libraries News Round-up: 24th February 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 24th February Stark warnings of library ‘emergency’; hopes for new review http://www.thebookseller.com/news/stark-warnings-library-emergency-hopes-new-review.html Public Libraries News : 23rd February Editorial | Have even less of a say in the organisation you pay for http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/02/have-even-less-of-a-say-in-the-organisation-you-pay-for.html The Star : 24th February Doncaster | Meeting…

Libraries News Round-up: 22nd February 2014

Sheffield Telegraph : 22nd February Sheffield library cuts are ‘a real kick in the teeth’ (says Nick Clegg) http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/sheffield-library-cuts-are-a-real-kick-in-the-teeth-1-6455494 The Star : 22nd February Letter | Sheffield | Will future of libraries be scrutinised by panel? http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/letters-opinion/letters-will-future-of-libraries-be-scrutinised-by-panel-1-6455511 Newbury Today : 22nd February Hampshire | Save Kingsclere library…

Libraries News Round-up: 17th February 2014

How to submit ‘Evidence’ to the Sieghart Review   https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/public-libraries-what-do-you-think Gov.uk : 17th February Proposed Abolition of the Advisory Council on Libraries https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/proposed-abolition-of-the-advisory-council-on-libraries The Library Campaign : 17th February Self-serve in libraries – a library worker’s experience http://www.librarycampaign.com/self-serve-in-libraries-a-library-workers-experience/ Save Lincolnshire Libraries…

Libraries News Round-up: 12th February 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 12th February Page: ‘new library review will bring real change’ http://www.thebookseller.com/news/page-new-library-review-will-bring-real-change.html BBC Radio Lincolnshire : 12th February Row over future of Caistor library Council trying to hive this library off to volunteers despite a contract that has…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th February 2014

DCMS | Sieghart Review – Open consultation Public libraries: what do you think? Call for evidence -  submit before 5pm on Friday 21 March 2014 https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/public-libraries-what-do-you-think The above refers to this > DCMS | Press Release : 8th February William Sieghart to chair panel…

Libraries News Round-up: 4th February 2014

The Magic of Libraries - Video for National Libraries Day http://vimeo.com/85812331 THE BOOKSELLER : 3rd February Journal articles made free to public libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/journal-articles-made-free-public-libraries.html THE BOOKSELLER : 4th February HC UK makes all e-books available for library loan Good EReader reported…

Libraries News Round-up: 1st February 2014

BBC News : 1st February Birmingham Library website ‘cost more than £1m’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-25999701 Local Government Lawyer : 29th January Standards watchdog to review risks from new models of service delivery http://www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=17105%3Astandards-watchdog-to-review-risks-from-new-models-of-service-delivery&catid=59&Itemid=27 BBC News : 1st February Volunteers offer to run…

Libraries News Round-up: 31th January 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 31st January Books on Prescription scheme sees loans rise  More than 100,000 people have made use of the Books on Prescription scheme since it launched in public libraries last summer. http://www.thebookseller.com/news/books-prescription-scheme-sees-loans-rise.html Luton Today : 31st January Article…

Libraries News Round-up: 26th January 2014

Public Libraries News : 26th January Editorial | UK children’s libraries could do better http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/01/uk-childrens-libraries-could-do-better.html Basingstoke Gazette : 25th January Hampshire | Future uncertain for Kingsclere library “I am optimistic that we will be able to reach an agreement with the local community.  We…

Libraries News Round-up: 25th January 2014

Swindon Advertiser : 24th January Letter | Library truths http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/yoursay/swindonletters/10963141.Letters_to_the_editor__24_1_14/ Louth Leader : 25th January Is there new hope for libraries in Sutton on Sea and Alford? It will be a massive challenge for these two groups to find the volunteers to…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th January 2014

Yon Hap News : 14th January S. Korea to greatly increase public libraries by 2018 http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/culturesports/2014/01/14/98/0701000000AEN20140114004600315F.html Booktrade Info : 14th January Best-selling Author Lesley Pearse Becomes First National Libraries Day Ambassador  http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/51636 THE BOOKSELLER : 14th January Pearse becomes National…

Libraries News Round-up: 13th January 2014

The Star : 13th January Clegg plea for Sheffield library U-turn “Libraries are more important than politics.” http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/clegg-plea-for-sheffield-library-u-turn-1-6368194 Public Libraries News : 12th January Editorial | Too good a gift horse for the checking of the mouth http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/01/too-good-a-gift-horse-for-the-checking-of-the-mouth.html Torquay Herald Express :…

Libraries News Round-up: 30th December 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 30th December Petitions against Sheffield library closures http://www.thebookseller.com/news/petitions-against-sheffield-library-closures.html Yorkshire Post : 30th December Sheffield | 5,000 oppose library closure plans http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/main-topics/politics/5-000-oppose-library-closure-plans-1-6341930 Henley Standard : 30th December Sonning Common | Library’s future secured but part-time staff to go http://www.henleystandard.co.uk/news/news.php?id=1397754

Libraries News Round-up: 20th December 2013

CILIP PMLG  Newsletter – ‘Access’ Including, among others, articles from Annie Mauger, John Dolan and Ian Anstice http://info.cilip.org.uk/FS/2834/Documents/PMLG%20Access%20Issue%201.pdf  Stoke Sentinel : 20th December Community volunteers could be drafted in to run libraries as part of a major-shake-up in Staffordshire Some…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th December 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 9th December Big society policy not suited for deprived communities, says thinktank http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/dec/09/big-society-deprived-david-cameron-charitable-wealthy?CMP=EMCSOCEML657 The Lincolnite : 9th December Stephen Palmer | Lincolnshire libraries decision: Foul or fair? http://thelincolnite.co.uk/2013/12/lincolnshire-libraries-decision-foul-fair/ Grimsby Telegraph : 9th December Local libraries: Your chance to help…