With less than a month remaining until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes law, plans and preparations should now have made way for actions and procedures. Yet feedback during the Axiell Gangs told us that many public libraries still feel unprepared. Therefore we have put together this blog to give you [...]
“It is time to re-assert the value, role and purpose of public libraries and point to how they can respond to change in order to remain at the heart of the community.” - Arts Council England It is obvious that the UK’s public library landscape is undergoing a great deal of change and change brings [...]
We would like to invite you to join us at a free Webinar, with special guest presenter Marshall Breeding, creator of Library Technology Guides and libraries.org. What you can expect: Marshall has recently conducted an international study of library systems currently in use. The study is an objective look at the user experience of different library systems used around the [...]
As most of you will know, it was the fifth annual National Libraries Day this Saturday gone and it is being hailed as the biggest ever, with over 850 events happening in libraries up and down the country. In a testing time for public libraries, the underlying goal of this campaign is to show authorities [...]
Taken from Axiell's "Library of the Future report", this infographic shows some of the key findings. The research was commissioned in November 2015 and captured the views of over 2,000 UK adults. To read more you can download the full report here.
Those who follow us on Twitter may have noticed, last week, a string of quotes that we posted of authors discussing where their love of libraries comes from. We love libraries at Axiell as well and, being a regular listener to BBC Radio 6 Music, I'm glad we could share with you some snippets of [...]