Public Libraries

The Reading Europe project sees UK Independent Publishers recommend books from each of the EU countries. The titles have been selected to allow the reader to learn more about the literature, history and culture of each country.

Posted 15 June 2016

New York's libraries are playing a vital role in teaching citizens digital skills.

Posted 14 June 2016

Student engagement at The Hive -- Europe's first integrated public and university library.

Posted 13 May 2016

ILI — The Library Innovation Conference — invites presentations from innovative info pros from all sectors, as well as those working outside a traditional library setting. ILI takes place at Olympia, London on 18-19 October.

Posted 15 February 2016

Sandra de Roy on why Interlending professionals are coming together to share insights and knowledge.

Posted 08 February 2016

Pilot project success means initiative will continue.

Posted 12 January 2016

The written word is just one way in which libraries curate stories. Gary Green describes creating digital storytelling workshops and looks forward to 2016.

Posted 06 January 2016

Report by Axiell seeks to understand how public libraries are being used and to outline a vision for the future of the public library.

Posted 02 December 2015

The State Library of South Australia is using digital storytelling to promote its collections.

Posted 13 November 2015

Final print run of library catalogue cards.

Posted 02 October 2015

Contract awarded to develop a national library card system.

Posted 11 September 2015

David McCandless and Jodie Ginsberg to keynote as Internet Librarian International explores the big questions facing librarians and info pros.

Posted 31 August 2015

IFLA is calling for input and examples from libraries around the world.

Posted 27 August 2015

£80k funding to trial membership initiatives in a bid to improve literacy.

Posted 25 August 2015

Second meeting of Libraries Task Force recommends creation of a national framework.

Posted 17 June 2015

Pilot study in English public libraries reveals that remote e-lending is popular with older, more affluent users but could reduce library footfall; best-selling titles accounted for over one-third of loans.

Posted 05 June 2015

The Ideas Box represents a major innovation in terms of access to information and culture in humanitarian crises.

Posted 10 May 2015

Key findings from an open dataset on makerspaces in the UK.

Posted 06 May 2015

Victoria Sculfor of Sue Hill Recruitment advises graduates that all information experience is valid.

Posted 10 April 2015

Ruling means prices are likely to increase in some countries.

Posted 09 March 2015

On National Libraries Day libraries and their supporters ran events, activities and protests in support of all types of libraries. Gary Green took to public transport to celebrate National Libraries Day in his own way.

Posted 09 February 2015

Russia's Minister of Culture has announced plans to launch a Russian National Digital Library in 2015.

Posted 05 January 2015

Cataloguing error meant treasure remained 'lost'.

Posted 02 December 2014

Maureen Hood describes how a public library service is using its 3D printer to provide services and experiences for its users.

Posted 07 November 2014

Gothic exhibition inspires 3D game.

Posted 04 November 2014

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