CILIP delivers Downing Street petition calling for end to library austerity

Library and information association CILIP has delivered a 7,000 signature petition to Downing Street calling for an end to austerity in the service. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-28 04:01:09 UTC ]
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CILIP calls for National Library of Wales cuts to be abandoned

CILIP,  the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals, has called for planned cuts to the National Library of Wales to be abandoned, ahead of a debate in the Senedd today (3rd February). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-03 06:32:21 UTC ]
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Petition calls for 'ringfencing' of government library funding

A petition calling to protect libraries by "ringfencing government funding" has gained more than 5,000 signatures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CILIP called on to oppose 'amateurisation' of library service

CILIP member Andy Richardson has called on the organisation to oppose the “amateurisation” of public library services. Richardson said that allowing library services to be run by volunteers in the local community with little or no funding for professional or paid library staff, proposed by many... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected calls for 'clear decision' from government on library closures

Libraries Connected is calling on the government to issue "clear" guidance about closing libraries in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, highlighting "it is equally important that library staff are safeguarded during this period". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 08:33:36 UTC ]
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ALA Working Group Calls for Change in the Library E-book Market

In a paper released this week, the American Library Association’s Joint Digital Content Working Group offered a frank assessment of the state of the library e-book market and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Virtual library 'a wake up call' for sector over promised national website

The free provision of e-books for children by Oak National Academy has been branded a "wake up call" for a sector still awaiting its long-discussed shared website for all public libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 04:54:52 UTC ]
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Concern from CILIP and Unison over library lockdown click and collect

Most library authorities in England are providing a click and collect service during lockdown, despite calls from some organisations to withdraw it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 15:52:18 UTC ]
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Sesame Street cereal and brands’ fun with the Utah monolith: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. Brought to you by General Mills Cereal sales have risen sharply during the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-12-02 11:34:50 UTC ]
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Atlantic lands Gavin Barwell's Downing Street insight

Atlantic Books is to publish Chief of Staff: My Time as the Prime Minister’s Right-Hand Man by Gavin Barwell next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 01:35:29 UTC ]
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Will Dutch library ban on 'Black Pete' books spell end for 'racist' festive tradition?

The portrayal of Santa’s Moor servant ‘Zwarte Piet’ is widely seen as offensive. Protesters applaud the decision to remove the character from children’s books Public libraries across the Netherlands are removing from the shelves children’s books depicting a black-faced Zwarte Piet, a side-kick... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-15 10:10:52 UTC ]
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Ohio Library Board Reverses Decision to End ALA Membership for 'Leaning to the Left'

In seeking to end support for ALA, some library board members at the Medina County District Library in Ohio complained that the organization's support for racial and social justice issues was too politically partisan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Library Campaign calls for government action over post-lockdown 'danger' to service

The Library Campaign has called for the government to do more to secure the facilities' future after the Covid-19 crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 21:52:04 UTC ]
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B2B Publishers Call to End Data Misuse in Online Ad Auctions

A group of B2B publishers and ad tech firms are banding together to curtail the harvesting of publisher-specific data from online ad auctions by third-parties, a practice they argue is an unauthorized breach which places their relationships with their audiences at risk. Referred to as data... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-17 21:29:40 UTC ]
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Alphabet partners with local library to deliver books to students

Schools and libraries have been closed for months, but some kids aren’t going to get away with playing video games all summer. Kelly Passek -- a middle school librarian in Montgomery County, Virginia -- is sending out summer reading via drones. After... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-06-12 18:18:26 UTC ]
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The Internet Archive is ending the National Emergency Library over lawsuit from publishers.

Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library initiative, which made more than 1.3 million books available online for free, will end early as publishers sue for copyright infringement. The nonprofit began offering free books during March as the coronavirus pandemic forced Americans to quarantine... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-12 14:06:26 UTC ]
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Authors, Austerity and the UK’s Save Our Libraries Campaign

The UK's Save Our Libraries campaign, spearheaded by librarians and authors, began nearly 10 years ago - but has it achieved its goal of stopping closures? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-08 10:31:39 UTC ]
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When Libraries Close, It Feels Like the End of the World

We're still early in this new coronavirus crisis, but it's not too early to think about what we want—and what we'll need—for our libraries in the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson joins schoolchildren for Downing Street World Book Day celebration

Prime Minister Boris Johnson took time out to celebrate World Book Day at 10 Downing Street with Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell and children from Charles Dickens Primary School in Southwark. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 18:40:51 UTC ]
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CILIP says libraries need £250m in demand to Johnson government

Library association CILIP says the library service needs up to £250m investment and has called for action from Boris Johnson’s government to secure its own future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 08:39:06 UTC ]
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