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January 12, 2016

Society of Chief Librarians. New report looks at creating a Single Library Digital Presence to support Public Libraries in the future. New report looks at creating a Single Library Digital Presence to support Public Libraries in the futureToday sees the launch of ‘Essential Digital Infrastructure for Public Libraries in England: A Plan moving forward’. The report, written by BiblioCommons, looks at how users experience their libraries currently and outlines an approach to building a single digital presence for libraries. The report is funded by the Arts Council and supported by a wide range of partners. [Full Announcement].

February 6, 2015

Society of Chief Librarians. SCL working to create unified digital platform for all libraries. The Society of Chief Librarians has begun work to envision a unified digital platform for all public libraries in England. This new digital platform for public libraries will improve how library customers can access, understand, and use the information and resources that libraries provide, including book catalogues, digital resources, IT training, events calendars, and library locations and opening hours. This web platform will help bring new users into public libraries, both virtually and physically, and enrich the library experience for existing customers. [Full Announcement].