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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)

Authors: Van Riel, Rachel., Arts Council of Great Britain, Library Association
Publisher:London : Arts Council of Great Britain : Library Association Pub.,
  • There are 10 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 10 copies of this specific edition.
Other Creators:
  • Van Riel, Rachel.
  • Arts Council of Great Britain
  • Library Association
Physical Description:
  • 87 p. ; 30 cm.
  • Opening and Welcome /​ P. D. James
  • 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.
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  • "Organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain in association with the Library Association and the Regional Arts Boards of England"
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • English
  • 0728706504 (Arts Council of Great Britain)
  • 1856040941 (Library Association)
Dewey Number:
  • 027.441
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 9525762
  • 9525762
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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