Library scheme to support dementia sufferers

Government ministers will today (26th January) launch a scheme to provide books for people with dementia via public libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library Supporters Urge Action on Bill to Provide Relief Funding for Public Libraries

With the August recess looming and a second round of coronavirus relief in the works, $2 billion in funding for libraries hangs in the balance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Sheen announces scheme to support 11 new writers

Actor Michael Sheen has called on the media industry to create more opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from lower income and underrepresented backgrounds, as he announced a new scheme to support 11 new writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 05:29:07 UTC ]
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Maryland Legislature Passes Law Supporting Library Access to Digital Content

The Maryland legislature this week became the first to pass legislation that would ensure libraries can license digital content that is available to consumers. Similar legislation is pending in New York and Rhode Island. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Join the government’s Kickstart Scheme to support young people into employment

Atwood Tate's Lynne Willoughby explains how the company is supporting the government's Kickstart Scheme, and why publishers should too.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-04 21:41:53 UTC ]
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Sunak's Job Support Scheme welcomed by PA

Chancellor Rishi Sunak's new Job Support Scheme has been broadly welcomed by the Publishers Association and Creative Industries Federation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 06:13:43 UTC ]
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Library Supporters Urge Action as Senate Recesses Without Relief Bill

With Congress now on break until September, ALA officials are urging library supporters to keep pressing lawmakers for a pandemic relief package that includes funding for libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected to launch income-generation funding scheme

Libraries Connected is using a £150,000 Arts Council England grant for a training and mentoring programme helping services develop funding strategies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-17 04:51:52 UTC ]
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The Economic Case for Supporting Libraries

Libraries do so much for so many, but what about the economic evidence of these benefits? Learn about the return on investment of libraries. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-06 11:39:24 UTC ]
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CILIP pushes for library support in election campaign

CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, is leading a campaign calling for politicians to make local libraries a big election issue. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 17:51:40 UTC ]
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Google pledges $10M to support businesses in underserved communities via libraries

Google has long been a philanthropic powerhouse, with STEM education, economic security and inclusion as top priorities. Through its charitable arm, the company also is tackling housing and homelessness, along with criminal justice reform. Next up — libraries. On Thursday, Google.org announced... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-03 21:51:27 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected launches training scheme to tackle lack of diversity

Libraries Connected has secured £342,000 in funding from Arts Council England to develop a new training programme supporting potential female and BAME leaders. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 11:24:48 UTC ]
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School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: Indies Support Title 1 Schools

Literacy efforts flourish in the partnership between independent bookstores and schools serving low-income students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen Book and Rakuten OverDrive Named Supporters of the UK’s Libraries Week

Both the United States-based Rakuten OverDrive and the UK-based Nielsen Book are named today as new partners for CILIP in Libraries Week 2019. The post Nielsen Book and Rakuten OverDrive Named Supporters of the UK’s Libraries Week appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-17 08:10:12 UTC ]
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Your library's audiobook app now supports Apple CarPlay

Digital reading app Libby has for some time allowed bookworms to play its audiobooks through Android Auto. Following an update that arrived today, folks with CarPlay-enabled infotainment systems can listen to the app's books through their setups too. Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-07-15 19:07:00 UTC ]
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Journalism and Libraries: ‘Both Exist to Support Strong, Well-Informed Communities’

In Weare, New Hampshire, a small town about 45 minutes from the state’s southern border with Massachusetts, the local newspaper Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-20 19:15:00 UTC ]
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Rowling backs Killer Women's BAME and working class support scheme

Female crime writing group Killer Women is launching a scheme to support emerging authors from BAME and working-class backgrounds, endorsed by J K Rowling, Ann Cleeves, Val McDermid and Martina Cole. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NLT and Uber to launch mobile library scheme in London and Manchester

To help parents make more time for family bedtime stories, the National Literacy Trust has partnered with transport network Uber to launch a “mobile library” scheme starting next month in London and Manchester. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library petition hits 20k signatures after Rowling support

JK Rowling's endorsement of a petition fighting to protect libraries by ringfencing government funding has prompted an additional 10,000 signatures to be added in just four days. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doughty pleas with politicians to 'support copyright and libraries'

Apple Tree Yard author Louise Doughty gave an impassioned plea to politicians to support copyright and libraries at an event at the House of Commons last night.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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