Tagged: libraries

Taking stock

Benedicte Page highlights the amazing work being done by the committed and successful libraries shortlisted for The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award 2019. ... Read more

Libraries: talking stock

Publishers need to speak up and champion reading in the face of the erosion of the book stock in England’s public libraries, says Tim Coates.... Read more

On borrowed time?

Benedicte Page wonders whether the continuing decline in library services and book loans could put the future of reading in jeopardy. Read more

CILIP's new president on his key challenges

CILIP president Ayub Khan MBE outlines the key challenges facing libraries, and how they can turn these into opportunities. Read more

Kaufman’s wisdom on libraries

Library campaigner Tim Coates remembers the positive contribution made by the late Gerald Kaufman to the debate on the public library service. Read more

An answer to Taskforce critics

Kathy Settle on the work of the Libraries Taskforce. Read more

Get a grip, Libraries Taskforce

The Libraries Taskforce needs to get its act together and produce a plan to re-invigorate the library network, says Desmond Clarke. Read more

The war on culture

Chris Hamilton-Emery looks at cuts to culture. Read more

General confection

How will the book trade vote in 2015? Despite its sometimes patrician image, the trade—according to The Bookseller’s online poll—is now firmly behind... Read more

The public side of public libraries

Public libraries are as the name suggests, a public service, but the public has little real say in how the service is delivered. However, the... Read more

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