Trump renews bid to eradicate arts and library funding

The Trump administration has again proposed to eliminate funding for the National Endowments for the Arts (NEA) and Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NEH Chair Resigns as Trump Renews Bid to Eliminate Arts, Library Funding

The president's latest budget proposal once again seeks to terminate the NEH, NEA, and virtually all federal library funding. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In FY2020 Budget Proposal, Trump Renews Bid to End Federal Library Funding

ALA officials said the president's budget proposal was discouraging, but the bipartisan support in Congress over the past two years gives library supporters "reason to hope.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump Renews Bid to Eliminate Library Funding, NEA, and NEH

As it did last year, the Trump administration has once again proposed the permanent elimination of the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, as well as the elimination of the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts Council England boss suggests library funding boost

Arts Council England (ACE) could make funding public libraries one of its priorities over the next decade, the organisation’s c.e.o. has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 11:55:05 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Aid Package Includes Millions for Libraries, Schools, and the Arts

The package includes $50 million for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for digital inclusion projects, and a hefty $30.8 billion in relief for schools and colleges. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts Council England announces £160m coronavirus emergency fund

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £160m emergency funding package to help artists and art organisations cope with the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 04:57:11 UTC ]
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Laugharne Weekend appeals for cash after missing out on Arts Council Wales funding

Annual literary festival The Laugharne Weekend is appealing for cash after being denied funding from Arts Council Wales (ACW) for the first time in the event's 12-year history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-23 16:58:59 UTC ]
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Is Trump Preparing to Order Public Access to Taxpayer Funded Research?

Details remain murky, but this week the AAP issued a strong rebuke to an open access policy said to be under consideration by the Trump Administration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-18 05:00:00 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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Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses granted Arts Council funding

The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses has been granted Arts Council funding for the next two years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 08:51:41 UTC ]
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Campaigners in new bid to save Essex library services

Library campaigners are calling on Essex County Council to launch a new consultation on the future of its libraries in a new bid to save the services.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 10:24:45 UTC ]
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A Suggestion for MacKenzie Bezos: Fund Libraries

Two industry veterans would like to see Bezos allocate some of her $35 billion in Amazon stock to expand the universe of readers with a national library endowment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump Ghostwriter Suggests 'The Art Of The Deal' Be Recategorized As Fiction

Tony Schwartz responded to The New York Times report that the president lost more than $1.2 billion between 1985 and 1994. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-05-08 23:17:14 UTC ]
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Gannett Rejects Hostile Bid From Hedge Fund-Backed Group

The newspaper publisher’s board said the $1.3 billion offer “is not in the best interests of Gannett and its shareholders.” But the fight for control is likely to go on. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA calls on ACE to increase diversity in the arts and secure libraries' future

The Society of Authors (SoA) has responded to Arts Council England’s consultation on its future strategy, saying it would like ACE to do more to increase diversity in the arts, secure the future of the library service and ensure that young people from all backgrounds can engage in cultural activity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians Celebrate as House Passes Key Library Funding Bill

The House of Representatives on December 19 passed the Museum and Library Services Act (MLSA), paving the way for the Institute of Museum and Library Services to continue distributing federal library funding to the states. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected awarded £75k ACE funding for regional development

Libraries Connected, the charity formerly known as the Society of Chief Librarians, has been awarded £75,000 from the Arts Council to develop better regional support. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyle Foundation funds major survey into school libraries

The School Library Data Group (SLDG), a sub-group of the Great School Libraries Campaign, has received a grant from the Foyle Foundation to undertake a major survey of UK school library provision. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 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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