THE BOOKSELLER : 26th November
Desmond Clarke:  Library strategy
http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/library-strategy.html

CILIP : 26th November
CILIP Council election result 
http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/four-new-members-cilip-council-elected …

Nottingham Post : 26th November
The smallest libraries in the county are facing changes
It is expected that the libraries most suitable for community partnership approaches would be the smaller libraries, although the council would be open to proposals from all communities.
http://www.nottinghampost.com/Smallest-facing-changes/story-20221639-detail/story.html

Nottingham Post : 26th November
Volunteers: the next chapter in a tale of hard-up libraries in Nottinghamshire
“In every case [of volunteer-run libraries] I have seen, it has reduced the standard of provision” – Lauren Smith, VftL
http://www.nottinghampost.com/Volunteers-chapter-tale-hard-libraries/story-20221623-detail/story.html

Louth Eye : 24th November
New Library Proposals
“… still constitute substantial cuts which will gut the library service”
http://www.loutheye.co.uk/24-11-13-new-library-proposals.php

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