THE GUARDIAN : 9th December
Big society policy not suited for deprived communities, says thinktank
http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/dec/09/big-society-deprived-david-cameron-charitable-wealthy?CMP=EMCSOCEML657

The Lincolnite : 9th December
Stephen Palmer | Lincolnshire libraries decision: Foul or fair?
http://thelincolnite.co.uk/2013/12/lincolnshire-libraries-decision-foul-fair/

Grimsby Telegraph : 9th December
Local libraries: Your chance to help shape their future in North East Lincolnshire
“The library service has been making efficiency savings for a number of years through reducing opening hours, reducing the expenditure on book stock and stopping the mobile library service. But this is not enough – we need to do more …” :
Councillor Mick Burnett, portfolio holder for tourism, leisure and culture
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/Local-libraries-chance-help-shape-future-North/story-20298836-detail/story.html


Inside Moray : 9th December
Libraries campaigners look to a secure future
“I would hope that every assistance is provided by Moray Council to people living in these communities who have now indicated a wish to retain some of the services lost through these closures.”
http://insidemoray.co.uk/?p=1477


Library 2.0 : 7th December
Video Lee Rainie: Libraries and Communities
Lee Rainie is Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project.
http://www.library20.com/video/lee-rainie-libraries-and-communities 

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Libraries News Round-up: 18th November 2013

ITV News : 18th November Half of Sheffield libraries could close  http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/update/2013-11-18/half-of-sheffield-libraries-could-close/ TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION  : 18th November Academics challenge 'apocalyptic' predictions for future of libraries http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/academics-challenge-apocalyptic-predictions-for-future-of-libraries/2009100.article Bucks Free Press…

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