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'Ethical guidelines' created following Home Office deal with libraries

The Society of Chief Librarians has agreed to partner with CILIP, the library and information association, to develop an ethical framework regarding commercial partnerships following... Read more

Society of Chief Librarians recruits a c.e.o.

The Society of Chief Librarians is recruiting its first chief executive as it makes the transition from private company to registered charity. Read more

Prescription scheme increases loans of self-help books by 97%

Libraries in England have reported that loans of mental health self-help books have increased by 97% under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme. Read more

CILIP urges libraries to welcome refugees

Libraries have a "major" role to play in welcoming refugees, CILIP has said following the government’s announcement that 20,000 people will be arriving in the... Read more

Librarians dispute children's attendance 'fall'

Two library associations – the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) and the Association of Senior Children's and Education Librarians (ASCEL) - have taken issue with... Read more

Publishers must set own policies on remote e-lending

Publishers must shape their own policies on allowing their titles to be digitally loaned in libraries, according to Publishers Association c.e.o. Richard Mollet. His comments... Read more

MacInnes revealed as SCL president-elect

Neil MacInnes has been announced as the president-elect of the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL), taking over the post in June 2016. MacInnes is the... Read more

Remote e-lending hits bookshop and library footfall

Pilots carried out into remote e-lending from libraries have found that e-books accounted for less than 5% of library loans, with footfall to libraries and... Read more

Vaizey keen on national library framework

Libraries minister Ed Vaizey has said he is “keen” on the idea of creating a national libraries framework, and urged senior librarians to contribute to... Read more

Library supply chain under pressure

Connect Books m.d. Justin Adams has said a more “sustainable” model is needed for the library supply chain. Adams, who has led the company since... Read more

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