CILIP RBSCG Conference

CILIP RBSCG Conference

The CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group Conference 2017, held at the University of Sussex, had ‘Collections at Risk’ as its theme. Over the course of the three-day conference we heard a fascinating selection of talks from people working with rare books and...
Folk arts scholar awarded Bruynzeel CILIP bursary 2017

Folk arts scholar awarded Bruynzeel CILIP bursary 2017

A 31-year-old folk arts scholar has been awarded the Bruynzeel CILIP Bursary 2017 to attend this year’s CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group Conference in Brighton. Genevieve Adeline, who specialised in folk arts as part of her masters at the Open...
Blueprint for a new kind of public library

Blueprint for a new kind of public library

The opening of The Word, the National Centre for the Written Word, was a welcome fillip to the UK public library sector after years of underinvestment. Is South Tyneside Council’s new cultural centre a sign of things to come? The Word opened to national acclaim in...
What universities can teach us about academic library design

What universities can teach us about academic library design

Planning a library refurbishment or new build is one of the most significant projects a librarian or LRC manager can face in their professional life. Getting the balance between cost, space management and future-proofing is no simple task. We asked two managers who...
Join Bruynzeel Storage Systems at DCDC15

Join Bruynzeel Storage Systems at DCDC15

DCDC (Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities) is a collaborative conference hosted by The National Archives and RLUK. The conference takes place at the Lowry Centre in Manchester on 13-14 October. It explores inter-disciplinary, cross-sector approaches and...