Public Libraries

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

Formal announcement on long running dispute expected soon.

Posted 25 July 2012

The annual conference of the American Library Association (ALA) welcomed delegates from over 80 countries. Marydee Ojala reports from Anaheim.

Posted 23 July 2012

Should public libraries sell e-books? A short survey is seeking opinions.

Posted 30 May 2012

The inaugural Consortia Conference focused on lessons learned and future opportunities for shared services.

Posted 25 May 2012

The BBC's Roly Keating will join the BL in September 2012.

Posted 10 May 2012

The data-driven library, removing barriers for library users, and new roles for information professionals emerged as major themes at this year's UKSG conference in Glasgow.

Posted 30 March 2012

OCLC Research is extending its research programme in Europe.

Posted 16 March 2012

An OCLC report uncovers the opportunities for librarians, researchers and educators of working at 'webscale'.

Posted 01 March 2012

Europe's largest public library development project is taking shape in Birmingham in the UK.

Posted 29 February 2012

With so few Swedish language e-books available, Stockholm Public Libraries developed innovative responses, including working with partners to produce their own e-books.

Posted 03 February 2012

R-Squared, a new conference, aims to help librarians develop their creativity, innovation and risk-taking capability.

Posted 23 November 2011

In a town in Sweden museums, libraries and archives are collaborating to develop new services, digitise collections and deliver value for money.

Posted 11 November 2011

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