Tag: Sieghart Review

Library News Round-up: 18 December 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 18th DecemberExperts demand urgent overhaul of England’s public library service http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/dec/18/experts-demand-urgent-overhaul-of-englands-public-library-serviceTHE BOOKSELLER : 18th DecemberSieghart: on the moneyhttp://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/sieghart-moneyTHE BOOKSELLER : 18th DecemberGovernment must fund digital resource for libraries, says Siegharthttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/government-must-fund-digital-resource-libraries-says-sieghartFINANCIAL TIMES : 18th DecemberCouncil grant cuts ‘fair’, says…

Over to you, Ed!

The Sieghart report on public libraries has sat on the minister’s desk for over a month. No sign of publication. Maybe it’s because the minister (Ed Vaizey) is waiting until he can publish it alongside news of what he’s going…

Evidence to Sieghart library inquiry

The Library Campaign submitted evidence to the DCMS/DCLG commissioned Sieghart inquiry: In brief, we said that: (1) The libraries minister is not doing his job, and is now sabotaging libraries through his inaction. (2) The basic problems have been obvious for…

Libraries News Round-up: 4th March 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 4th March How government can engage with citizens online – expert views http://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2014/mar/04/public-service-reform-technology?CMP=twt_gu&commentpage=1 Go On UK : 24th February Go ON UK CEO demands greater Basic Online Skills investment http://www.go-on.co.uk/go-on-uk-ceo-demands-greater-basic-online-skills-investment/ Don’t Privatise Libraries : 4th March Mutuals…

Libraries News Round-up: 2nd August 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 2nd August Library e-lending pilots take shape https://www.thebookseller.com/news/library-e-lending-pilots-take-shape.html This Is Croydon Today : 2nd August Privatisation of Croydon libraries rubber-stamped http://www.thisiscroydontoday.co.uk/Privatisation-Croydon-libraries-rubber-stamped/story-19605296-detail/story.html#axzz2aq9wNJuR This Is Local London : 2nd August Harrow Library changes to be rolled out over the…