Tagged: Nick Poole

CILIP launches data project to 'turn tide' on library closures

A partnership between CILIP and an American firm using data to mobilise movements against public library closures could “turn the tide” for the struggling service,... Read more

Dwindling UK libraries have 'fallen into trap', warns campaigner

New figures showing the dwindling popularity of UK libraries suggest the facilities have fallen into a "trap" and a new approach is needed, campaigner Tim... Read more

The Bookseller's c.e.o. predictions for 2019

Following on from The Bookseller's 'alternative' predictions for 2019, senior figures share their hopes and expectations for the year ahead. Read more

CILIP, Libraries Connected and Carnegie to explore 'new roadmap' for public libraries

CILIP and membership organisation Libraries Connected are investigating a new roadmap for public libraries as part of an initiative exploring how libraries could be funded,... Read more

Data the key for new, three-year school libraries campaign

The Great School Libraries Campaign is to embark on a comprehensive survey of UK schools’ library provision in the hope of forcing Ofsted to include... Read more

Budget leaves schools struggling to buy books, warn librarians

School librarians have reacted with dismay to the Budget news that schools are to receive a one-off payment of £400m, telling The Bookseller that schools... Read more

CILIP makes changes at Carnegie and Kate Greenaway following diversity review

Library and information association CILIP has opened up nominations for the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards to other industry bodies and is introducing a ‘children’s... Read more

Poole: 'We should be outraged at assault on libraries'

Nick Poole, c.e.o. of library and information association CILIP, has condemned recent library cuts as "a wholesale assault on a vital civic institution", in a... Read more

Government slams CIPFA library data as 'flawed' and 'unusable'

The government-appointed Libraries Taskforce has criticised the body responsible for publishing annual statistics on libraries, saying its "flawed" data reveals the sector to be in... Read more

Public's library support 'needs to shift to activism'

The public should be "weaponised" into supporting libraries as part of a shift towards activism, attendees at the annual conference for the library and information association... Read more

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