Tue, 06/08/2013 - 09:00
National Libraries Day next year will take place on Saturday 8th February 2014.
The day will round off a week of celebrations in public, school, college, university and professional libraries.
Wed, 29/05/2013 - 08:15
A rebrand being mooted by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals has sparked criticism from members for omitting the word "library".
The organisation is running a survey on its website to ask members for their views on...
Mon, 04/02/2013 - 08:47
The Government's official response to the Culture, Media and Sport's Select Committee report into library closures has concluded: "This is not a service in crisis".
In the official Department for Culture, Media and Sport...
Fri, 11/01/2013 - 07:30
Library campaigners are forecasting a grim 2013, predicting that 300 libraries could close or be lost from local authority control in the next 12 months.
2012 saw 200 libraries shut according to figures from CIPFA, but many fear 2013 could be worse.
Phil Bradley, president of the Chartered Institute for...
Tue, 04/12/2012 - 09:00
More than 1,000 library staff will lose their jobs in the next 12 months, according to a new survey by the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals (CILIP).
A survey of local authorities by CILIP, carried out during July and September with the support of the Society of Chief Librarians, led to their estimates...