Library + Information Update 5(5)

Library+Informa​tion Update
No.5 Vol.5 (May 2006)


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.


Access to health: an NHS/public libraries

partnership: Roshanara Nair.

Studio 12 inspires the socially-excluded:

Stevenson, Heyworth and Wolton on a Leeds youth project.

Reading Together: working with inmate fathers: Wendy Bond on a reading scheme at Lincoln Prison.

Web 2.0: a new generation of services: Phil

Bradley tells you everything you need to know – Part 1 of 2.

Uefa: in a league of its own: Alex Phillips et al on a

new documentation centre at Uefa’s HQ.

Visibility: the key tool of marketing: L. Robinson.

Developing a marketing mindset: Debbi Boden and Liz Davies report from Imperial College.

Redesigning study spaces: noise-level zoning: enabling social learning, with Dilys Young and Helen Finlay.