UNISON survey on library cuts

A survey of 2,000 library staff by union UNISON has revealed claims of major cuts to schools... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UNISON survey on library cuts

A survey of 2,000 library staff by union UNISON has revealed claims of major cuts to schools... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #library cuts #major cuts


The Week in Libraries: New Reader Survey Urges Publishers, Libraries to Bridge Their Data Gap

Among the stories making news this week: veteran bookseller and library advocate Tim Coates releases a reader-focused survey; more drama over Drag Queen Storytimes; and what to expect from all the talk of antitrust action in the tech sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #data gap #antitrust action #tech sector #bookseller #libraries


SURVEY: Is a Library Without Print Books a Library at All?

Is an all-digital library just the 21st-century update of the traditional library? Or a free database and ebook service with better branding? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On Politics: Eric Adams' library cuts would sever a vital lifeline

One of the great embarrassments of New York, the richest city in America, is how money can’t be found to keep public libraries open every single day.It is, truly, a matter of priorities. Other far-reaching, progressive policy proposals can come with enormous upfront costs — municipal or... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2024-04-29 15:50:14 UTC ]
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What Do Parents Really Think of Libraries and Book Bans?: Survey Results

The results are in for three surveys of more than 3,000 parents asking about their perceptions of libraries, librarians, and book bans. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-18 16:40:10 UTC ]
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EveryLibrary and Book Riot Partner to Launch Parent Perceptions Survey on Public Libraries and Current Issues

An upcoming national survey on the parental perceptions of public libraries will launch in early September. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-15 13:09:24 UTC ]
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Oklahoma public library’s sexual content ban also cuts abuse prevention program and Pride displays.

In today’s “why do we have to share a country with these jackasses” news, the board of the public library of Enid and Garfield County in Enid, Oklahoma, voted 3-2 to ban “book displays and library programs that focus on sexual content”—which resulted in the library cancelling not only an adult... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-20 17:26:39 UTC ]
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New PLA Survey Illustrates Critical Digital Role Played by Public Libraries

The report, '2020 Public Library Technology Survey,' provides a current, detailed snapshot of how libraries serve as digital equity hubs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Almost three-quarters of schools cut library provision through pandemic

A new survey from charity Read for Good, which has donated bundles of books to 50 schools nationwide, has found school library funding has been hit by the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-03 13:06:00 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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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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Library spending fell by £20m in 2019/20 amid warnings of further cuts

New figures show total spending on Great Britain's libraries fell by £20m in the last financial year, as Libraries Connected warned more budget reductions are on the way. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-04 10:12:19 UTC ]
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Library campaigners accuse Essex council of 'stealth' cuts

Essex library campaigners are planning new protests after accusing the council of planning library cuts “by stealth”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-16 14:49:13 UTC ]
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Bradford libraries face £2m cuts

Bradford libraries are facing up to £2m in cuts, 65% of the budget, over the next two years, as the local council outlines plans to turn existing libraries into “community hubs”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-22 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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Blackadder actor brands Bristol councillors 'stupid' over library cuts

Blackadder actor Tony Robinson has expressed his anger at Bristol councillors over their plans to close 17 of the city's libraries, calling them "stupid bastards" on social media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ReadersFirst Survey: How Can We Improve Library E-books?

What would you like to see happen next in the library ebook market? Take the ReadersFirst survey and have your voice heard. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library cuts planned in Wales and Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire and Powys are the latest councils to come under the spotlight for planned cuts to their public library service. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unison to hold 'SOS Day' for libraries

Trade union Unison is to hold a day of campaigning for libraries which will see the organisation call on decision makers to take action on “shameful” spending cuts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unison seeking legal advice over Derby library closures

Trade union Unison is challenging Derby City Council's decision to stop running 10 libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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