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Can You Close An Empty Library?
Following on the news that UK libraries are seeing large budget cuts and closures, comes the news of community-led protests against the moves. The Milton Keyes Citizen reports that the good card-holders of Stony Stratford Library decided to borrow all the books. It began with a Facebook campaign that saw the whole community supporting the protest.
According to the paper more than 16,000 books…
Thursday Digest: DIY Publishing
Our theme this week in the Dailies has been the rapidly changing landscape of the publishing industry (here and here). Today we present a sample of the content pinging around the dubya-dubya-dubya on the do-it-yourself opportunities now available to emerging writers.
We begin with an excellent introduction to the field at Self-Publishing Review by Western Australian Phill English (first published on his blog Toothsoup).
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