State Library of Queensland | Report – The Library Dividend 
http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0018/226143/the-library-dividend-summary-report.pdf 

THE GUARDIAN : 19th February
Manchester central library disposed of 240,000 items during refurbishment 
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/feb/19/manchester-central-library-disposed-of-240000-items-during-refurbishment

THE BOOKSELLER : 19th February
Details on Manchester’s library stock cull 
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/details-manchesters-library-stock-cull 

Barbara Band : 19th February
Can We Afford Not To Have Libraries?
http://barbara567band.blogspot.co.uk/2015/02/can-we-afford-not-to-have-libraries.html

Messenger Newspapers : 19th February
Trafford | Leaked document reveals scale of proposed library cuts
http://www.messengernewspapers.co.uk/news/11805802.Leaked_document_reveals_scale_of_proposed_library_cuts/ 

Messenger Newspapers : 18th February
Trafford Librarian role eroded by years of under-funding claims former worker
http://www.messengernewspapers.co.uk/news/11805779.Librarian_role_eroded_by_years_of_under_funding_claims_former_worker/ 

Spalding Guardian : 19th February
Is libraries move legal?
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/latest-news/is-libraries-move-legal-1-6588071

Northampton Chronicle : 19th February
Biggest shake up of Northamptonshire County Council for 125 years is approved
and library fines, to rise
http://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/news/local/biggest-shake-up-of-northamptonshire-county-council-for-125-years-is-approved-1-6590494

Guardian Series : 19th February
Redbridge | No decision yet on library closures in Wanstead and Woodford
http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/11804451.No_decision_yet_on_library_closures/ 

Braintree & Witham Times : 19th February
Exclusive: Russell Brand backs the Gazette’s campaign to save Thurrock’s libraries
Brand, fresh from being named one of Debrett’s 500 most influential people in the UK, spoke exclusively with the Gazette 
http://www.braintreeandwithamtimes.co.uk/news/south_essex_news/11801654.Exclusive__Russell_Brand_backs_the_Gazette_s_campaign_to_save_Thurrock_s_libraries/

Keighley News : 19th February
North Yorks | South Craven people thanked for response to library consultation
http://www.keighleynews.co.uk/news/11803772.South_Craven_people_thanked_for_response_to_library_consultation/

Bucks Free Press : 19th February
Police and tourist office share could overcrowd Marlow library, say residents
http://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/11802284.Police_and_tourist_office_share_could_overcrowd_library__say_residents/

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