Tagged: Martyn Wade

BBC Radio and libraries partner for 'biggest book club in country'

BBC local radio stations in the UK are partnering with libraries to create “one of the biggest book clubs in the country”. Read more

Vaizey: Volunteers should not replace library staff

The use of volunteers in libraries is a “win-win” situation but they should not replace paid staff, culture minister Ed Vaizey has said. Read more

Campaign takes legal fight on libraries to government

A new nationwide library campaign will hold the government to account over its legal responsibilities towards libraries following accusations of "neglect", "short-term thinking" and "failure... Read more

CILIP votes overwhelmingly against ‘amateurisation' of library service

CILIP members have voted "overwhelmingly" in favour of actively opposing the ‘amateurisation’ of the public library service in England at an a.g.m in London... Read more

CILIP called on to oppose 'amateurisation' of library service

CILIP member Andy Richardson has called on the organisation to oppose the “amateurisation” of public library services. Richardson said that allowing library services to be... Read more

Poole appointed as CILIP c.e.o

Nick Poole has been appointed as chief executive of CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. Poole will begin at CILIP in June.... Read more

Authors call for PLR to be applied to remote e-loans

Authors have called for Public Lending Right (PLR) to be extended to all e-book loans from libraries. PLR is paid to an author each time... Read more

Colbert is CILIP interim c.e.o.

Jill Colbert has been appointed as the interim chief executive of CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, following the departure of Annie... Read more

CILIP protests against IWM library 'closure'

The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) has written an open letter to the Imperial War Museum, expressing concern over the threat to... Read more

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