Public Libraries

The role of libraries is changing and their spaces, services and staff structures are evolving to reflect this.

Posted 17 October 2013

Part of the Royal Tropical Institute's collections will be saved.

Posted 11 October 2013

From privacy and surveillance to hyper-connectivity, Marydee Ojala encourages librarians everywhere to respond to IFLA's "tremendously important" report.

Posted 06 September 2013

The physical library space is changing to reflect the new services and interactions customers expect.

Posted 06 September 2013

Case concerns theft of volumes from Italy's Girolamini Library.

Posted 28 August 2013

Fire in roof during construction works - collections safe.

Posted 06 August 2013

Two books stolen by 'the Royal Library Man' returned by US authorities.

Posted 24 July 2013

Caroline Fielding, a school librarian, reviews National Geographic Virtual Library - "a really user friendly resource".

Posted 07 May 2013

The Australian Library and Information Association has begun a 'conversation' about the future role of libraries in 2025.

Posted 03 May 2013

Nicole Engard reminds us that libraries are already experts in pulling together data from different sources.

Posted 08 April 2013

Six institutions to act as legal deposit libraries for UK's digital content.

Posted 05 April 2013

Latest OA papers resulting from agreement between IFLA and Emerald are now available.

Posted 13 March 2013

The Bavarian State Library has developed groundbreaking - and 'bestselling' - apps and augmented reality tools.

Posted 08 March 2013

Swedish Axiell Group has acquired Dutch firm Adlib Information Systems.

Posted 06 March 2013

Publishers and public libraries collaborated on six projects to develop new social media channels for readers.

Posted 24 January 2013

If the profession fails to communicate its value, then the march of 'amateurisation' will continue, argues Ian Clark.

Posted 23 January 2013

The Public Library in Lausanne has been damaged in a suspected arson attack.

Posted 22 January 2013

British Library exhibition explores the history of crime fiction.

Posted 17 January 2013

Liz McGettigan is proud of Edinburgh's award winning library and information services.

Posted 16 January 2013

Latest research reveals why, and how frequently, the US public uses public library websites.

Posted 08 January 2013

BL to partner with four regional libraries to run 'Writing Britain' project.

Posted 05 December 2012

David Lankes believes librarians should ask fundamental questions about the key purpose of libraries and their role in communities.

Posted 02 November 2012

Needing to make drastic savings, the Lewisham Library & Information Service in London developed new volunteer-led community library services.

Posted 03 October 2012

R. David Lankes - Internet Librarian International keynote speaker - talks about his vision for a new, transformative librarianship.

Posted 20 September 2012

ScienceWatch reports on the increase in multi-author articles.

Posted 02 August 2012

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