THE GUARDIAN : 27th August
Letters | The evolving role of libraries in the digital age
in response to The Guardian View on the Loss of Public Libraries
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/aug/27/evolving-role-libraries-digital-age


Mirfield Reporter : 27th August
Letter | Kirklees library plan leaves me in total disbelief!
http://www.mirfieldreporter.co.uk/news/your-letters/kirklees-library-plan-leaves-me-in-total-disbelief-1-6807155

Express & Star : 27th August
Recruitment slashed at Staffordshire County Council
“This is designed to achieve short term financial gains and will not affect the councilโ€™s ability to deliver on its responsibilities.”
The future of some libraries is “still not known”.
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2014/08/27/recruitment-slashed-at-staffordshire-county-council/

Australia | Fears in the field as CSIRO shuts library doors 
“relentless digitisation of Australian knowledge”, resulting in erosion of the service & redundancies
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/fears-in-the-field-as-csiro-shuts-library-doors-20140827-108yap.html

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Libraries News Round-up: 10 May

Shields Gazette: 10 May Council chiefs look for community take over of libraries as part of planned service shake-up http://www.shieldsgazette.com/news/council-chiefs-look-for-community-take-over-of-libraries-as-part-of-planned-service-shake-up-1-8535671 Chronicle Live: 10 May Four libraries in South Tyneside at…

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