THE BOOKSELLER : 5th June
Remote e-lending hits bookshop and library footfall
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/remote-e-lending-hits-bookshop-and-library-footfall

Harrow Times : 5th June
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey pledges to review library closures in Harrow
http://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/13316456.Library_closures_to_go_under_review__says_culture_minister/ 

Coventry Telegraph : 5th June
Letter – Christopher Sidwell | ‘How much does Coventry council value libraries?’
http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/local-news/how-much-coventry-council-value-9400547

SCL : 5th June
Kathy Settle | Blog
I never imagined that I’d be at an SCL conference talking about my role as Chief Executive of the new Leadership for Libraries Taskforce.
http://www.goscl.com/from-building-motorways-to-transforming-lives/

Arts Professional : 5th June
Cuts prompt new ways of working in local authorities
Research into the impact of local government cuts on cultural activity has found sports and libraries face heavier cuts than the arts.
http://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/cuts-prompt-new-ways-working-local-authorities
CLOA Report – Summary of Findings:
http://www.cloa.org.uk/images/stories/cCLOA_Financial_Survey_Findings.pdf

THE GUARDIAN : 5th June
Washington | NSA surveillance: how librarians have been on the front line to protect privacy
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/05/nsa-surveillance-librarians-privacy

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