Monthly Archives: January 2012

National Libraries Day – 4th February

For the second year running a day has been chosen to celebrate and promote libraries across the UK – National Libraries Day. This year it’s on Saturday 4th February and libraries are being encouraged to hold events or do something … Continue reading

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Marketing awards for Welsh librarians!

Attention college, university and public librarians in Wales who have done any marketing in the last year.  For the third (I think) year running, the annual Marketing Innovation Awards are open to entries. The marketing must have taken place between 1st … Continue reading

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E-books in America and Iceland

Forgive me for another post on e-books so soon after the last one. (I did say there’s lots being written about this didn’t I?) America – this article focuses on one public library service in America where the demand for … Continue reading

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Not really everything you need to know about e-books

News items, statistics and blog posts about e-books crop up on an almost daily basis and sometimes it seems difficult to keep up with all the changes (or is that just me?!). Sometimes reported developments apply only to America (e.g. … Continue reading

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Crash bang wallop, what a video! Or, promoting libraries to the late teens

Librarians who are keen to attract the ‘difficult’ teen group or reluctant students can now take advantage of two videos which have been produced specifically for further education college audiences and university students (mainly first years). However, public libraries may … Continue reading

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