Library+Information Update. May, 2006

Library+Information Update
May, 2006.

* Developing a marketing mindset
* Internet Q&A with Phil Bradley
* Reading Together: working with inmate fathers by Wendy Bond
* Web 2.0 – a new generation of services by Phil Bradley

* Public: ‘Love Libraries’ spearheads transformations. Research: spotlight on role of research in LIS work.
* MLA: partnership pioneers a new role.
* Local authorities: 310 libraries closed by nine-union strike.
* Interlending: Will UnityUK bring inter-library loan harmony?
* Britannica/Wikipedia: accuracy row hots up.
* N. Ireland: Hain announces new regional library authority. Digital rights management: BL to take DRM role?
* E-books: new readers bring LIS headaches.
* Book awards: Impac Dublin shortlist announced.
* Schools: Ofsted report stresses the key role of librarians. Chatroom: libel payout first.
* Cultural policy: Demos report on crisis of legitimacy.
* KM: technology guru Chris Yapp looks at IT future.
* Accessibility: BSI guidance on disabled-friendly websites.
* CILIP Council: full report, new President and more.