Reading the future : a place for literature in public libraries : a report of the seminar held in York, 2 and 3 March 1992 / organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain in association with the Library Association and the regional arts boards of England ; edited by Rachel Van Riel. (1992)
The Context. Cultural trends in reading, borrowing and buying / Robert Hutchison. The irreplaceable importance of reading / A. S. Byatt. The view from the Office of Arts and Libraries / Tim Renton. What's happening to books? / Tim Waterstone
The Role of Libraries. How does literature fit into libraries' overall objectives? What is the key contribution libraries can make to the world of reading and writing? / Pat Coleman, Alison-Blair Underwood and Bob McKee. Is there a role for public libraries in the promotion of contemporary literature? Is there room for a new agency which specialises in promoting contemporary writing to public libraries? What are the education and training needs of library staff in promoting contemporary literature? / Seminar Delegates
The Promotion of Reading. Who reads what in libraries? / John Sumsion. Who buys what in libraries? / Duncan Turner. Who buys what in bookshops? / Len England.
Routes into reading / David Dabydeen
Working In Partnership. How can librarians, publishers, booksellers and library suppliers work together to promote contemporary literature? / Linda Bennett, Carleton Earl, Gill Cook and Helen Fraser. Libraries and the Arts Council: what next? / Perdita Hunt
Close and Thanks / Philip Plumb.
"Organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain in association with the Library Association and the Regional Arts Boards of England"
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0728706504 (Arts Council of Great Britain)
1856040941 (Library Association)
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