Tag: Walkley

Libraries News Round-up: 29 August 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 28th AugustWill digitisation destroy libraries or make us stronger?Simon Chaplin is head of the Wellcome Libraryhttp://www.theguardian.com/culture-professionals-network/culture-professionals-blog/2014/aug/28/digital-digitisation-libraries-books-wellcomeThe Star : 29th August‘Set up to fail’ – Sheffield library lease fears weeks before takeoverhttp://www.thestar.co.uk/news/set-up-to-fail-sheffield-library-lease-fears-weeks-before-takeover-1-6811025 The Star : 29th AugustSheffield | Councillor insists Walkley…

Libraries News Round-up: 20th February 2014

BBC News : 20th February Hampshire mobile library services face cutbacks  The consultation also includes changes to how libraries in Grayshott, Kingsclere and Milford on Sea are run. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-26269581 Cambridge News : 20th February £3m for two new libraries in…

Libraries News Round-up: 20th October 2013

Sheffield Telegraph : 20th October Hope for libraries The council said there had been a “marked increase” in numbers of groups coming forward wanting to run them. http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/hope-for-libraries-1-6158137 TES : 18th October Leadership – Libraries are necessities, not luxuries A…

Libraries News Round-up: 19th September 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 19th September ‘No confidence’ Vaizey vote this Saturday http://www.thebookseller.com/news/no-confidence-vaizey-vote-saturday.html Alan Gibbons Diary : 19th September No confidence motion in Ed Vaizey Alan’s opinion piece http://alangibbons.net/2013/09/no-confidence-motion-in-ed-vaizey/ Ledbury Reporter : 19th September Live blog: Updates from today’s Herefordshire Council cabinet…

Libraries News Round-up: 18th September 2013

PRIVATE EYE Issue 1349 (p.32) Library News | Sunderland THE BOOKSELLER : 18th September Speak Up For Libraries conference in November http://www.thebookseller.com/news/speak-libraries-conference-november.html Alan Gibbons Diary : 18th September Alan’s thoughts on the free school meals measure  “While a child’s stomach has to…

Libraries News Round-up: 17th September 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 17th September Half of Sheffield’s libraries under threat Threats to libraries in Moray, Sunderland, Neath and Flintshire also feature http://www.thebookseller.com/news/half-sheffields-libraries-under-threat.html ITV News : 17th September Sheffield libraries could face closure inc. Video http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/update/2013-09-17/sheffield-libraries-could-face-closure/ BBC News : 17th…