Publishers join library forum

<p>Tom Holman</p><p>Publishers and libraries are to work more closely together following the creation of a new cross-trade forum steered by the Reading Agency.</p><p>The consortium will aim to build better links between the two sectors to improve readers' use of libraries, focusing on adult reading during a two-year pilot period. It will formally launch and outline its programme of practical activities at the BA conference in April.</p><p>The forum brings together Amanda Ridout, HarperCollins General m.d.; Clare Harington, group communications director at Random House; Joanna Prior, public...

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