Public Libraries

Instagram continues to grow; Snapchat plans changes and two libraries battle it out over Instagram.

Posted 16 November 2017

Manchester in the UK has been awarded City of Literature status.

Posted 02 November 2017

The goal of the research is to develop a bespoke tool for librarians and related professionals that would allow them to interlink Linked Data sets.

Posted 26 October 2017

Internet Librarian International 2017 in review

Posted 23 October 2017

A Storify of Tweets using the #ILI2017 hashtag on Day 2 of Internet Librarian International.

Posted 20 October 2017

A Storify of Tweets using the #ILI2017 hashtag on Day 1 of Internet Librarian International.

Posted 19 October 2017

A new report from the Society of Chief Librarians says both adults and children benefit from family learning activities.

Posted 08 October 2017

A Pew Internet survey explores how people approach the search for information. What are the implications for librarians tasked with improving digital and information literacy?

Posted 06 October 2017

A new exhibition celebrates the British Library's collection of over 6.5 million sound recordings.

Posted 07 September 2017

Help shape the future of the library field.

Posted 25 August 2017

This year's Internet Librarian International celebrates the superhuman impact librarians have on organisations, communities and individuals.

Posted 17 August 2017

Access to information empowers individuals, communities, nations and organisations to make better decisions, and live better lives.

Posted 21 July 2017

A new report highlights the power of partnerships and describes a wide range of activities and services improving the lives of older citizens.

Posted 20 July 2017

For two weeks libraries will enjoy unfettered digital access the first book in the series.

Posted 21 June 2017

City of Stories and Spread the Word hope to inspire Londoners.

Posted 30 May 2017

A fascinating insight into programmes being run in public libraries around the world.

Posted 26 May 2017

Wikipedia editors can now add citations that link to library resources in WorldCat.

Posted 25 May 2017

While on maternity leave, Caroline Fielding found a great way to keep up with her professional development. It was hard work - but enormously rewarding.

Posted 25 May 2017

Kate Torney, Chief Executive of State Library Victoria in Australia, has been announced as the keynote speaker for ILI 2017 and will speak on 'Making a noise about a quiet revolution'.

Posted 29 April 2017

IFLA has begun collecting data for its 2017 Library Map of the World survey.

Posted 06 April 2017

A multinational survey asked about the reading habits of over 22,000 internet users in 17 countries.

Posted 06 April 2017

Royal Society of Literature finds that Public libraries are crucial to sustaining and building engagement in literature.

Posted 01 March 2017

The UK is one of the first countries to extend library lending compensation to cover e-lending.

Posted 28 February 2017

A reading buddy scheme can save money - and have a positive impact for mentors and mentees.

Posted 28 February 2017

Library and information science theory and practice should go together, each informing the other for mutual benefit and development.

Posted 23 February 2017

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