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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…

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: 25th June 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 25th June E-book royalty debate reignited http://www.thebookseller.com/news/e-book-royalty-debate-reignited.html Question Everything : 24th June Steve Wyler of ‘Locality’ is asked about its work with Libraries‏ http://questioneverythingtheytellyou.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/questions-to-locality.html Northern Scot : 25th June Moray |Library consultation draws to a close A…

Libraries News Round-up: 24th June 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 24th June Warning of major threat to Welsh library services http://www.thebookseller.com/news/warning-major-threat-welsh-library-services.html Wales Online : 24th June Libraries depts could be wiped out under swingeing budget cuts, council leader warns http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/libraries-departments-could-wiped-out-4701894 The Lincolnite : 24th June Campaigners opposed…

Libraries News Round-up: 23rd June 2013

The Scottish Sun : 23rd June Aamer Anwar | Vaizey must be brought to book on library cuts http://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/scotsol/homepage/news/papercolumnists/aameranwar/4980192/Vaizey-must-be-brought-to-book-on-library-cuts.html The Argus : 22nd June Newhaven | £1.6m library given the green light Work on the Newhaven facility will now begin…

Libraries News Round-up: 20th June 2013

Gov.uk : 20th June Ed Vaizey MP |Speech to the Society of Chief Librarians Seminar https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/speech-to-the-society-of-chief-librarians-seminar BBC News : 20th June Councils ‘face 10% funding cut’ libraries included in “non-statutory services” by LGA again http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22995128 Public Libraries News : 19th…

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: 27th May 2013

This Is Nottingham : 25th May Samantha Mattos: Libraries are a modern marvel Our visits have ensured that books and everything else the library has  to offer are uppermost in my daughter’s favourite things. http://www.thisisnottingham.co.uk/Samantha-Mattos-Libraries-modern-marvel/story-19088361-detail/story.html Canberra Times : 27th May…

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: 14th 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. Liverpool Echo : 14th May Liverpool’s revamped Central Library is a cathedral of knowledge (Video)…