The LGA's Ian Leete introduces a a benchmarking framework to support library services to identify their strengths and weaknesses, assess themselves against recognised good practice, and deliver continuous improvement
Libraries Deliver: how we'll achieve this
The LGA's Ian Leete introduces the beta version of the strategic planning toolkit.
Introducing a new newsletter produced by the Libraries Taskforce
Nick Partridge shares his reflections on a year spent with the Taskforce, describes his work to create a set of Performance Indicators, and invites people to give feedback on them
An update on the Ministry of Justice commuter hubs pilot project
The Local Government Association's Ian Leete writes about their recent annual conference, and where the spotlight shone on libraries.
Sheila reports on the recent income generation masterclasses. This post contains details from all presentations and discussions, and includes lots of links to additional material.
Final reflections from the Taskforce sector forums.
The 7th and final post which reports the outputs of workshops run during the recent sector forums. This focuses on the workshops led by members of SCL looking at the development of the public libraries skills strategy.
A joint post from Sheila Bennett and Jonathan Lindley following the recent masterclasses