Monthly Archives: July 2012

Wales becoming a nation of e-readers

New research from Ofcom suggests that “Wales is a nation of fast adopters when it comes to new gadgets such as smartphones and e-readers”. More than one in eight (13%) adults in Wales had an e-reader in the first quarter … Continue reading

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Digital by default and libraries

Some people may be aware of the UK (Westminster) government beginning to implement a ‘digital by default’ policy. This was presented in the 2010 report by Martha Lane Fox, the UK Digital Champion and now the government has set out what the … Continue reading

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Enriching society in Dundee

I was fortunate to be the person from CyMAL who went to the CILIP Scotland conference, held in Dundee 11-12th June this year. The theme of ‘enriching society’ featured throughout many of the talks and the keynote speakers were thought … Continue reading

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