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19th July 2013 Sara Lock

Resources tagged with "literature"

Libraries Connected

Can you tell our readers a bit about what you do?   Libraries Connected is a national charity and an Arts Council England Sector Support Organisation. We are also a membership organisation for public library heads of service. We have developed a universal offers framework which advocates for the work of public libraries in terms of:  Reading  Health and wellbeing,  Information and digital  Culture and creativity  These offers attract funding and we co-ordinate national  projects and programmes that are delivered  and developed locally. We also  support workforce development and work in partnership with other national  organisations to support libraries and ensure libraries are represented in  culture, digital, health and reading …

Published:2019 Type: blog


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ASCEL: ImagiNation

Learn how ten library authorities in the East got 11 - 18 year olds reading for pleasure and responding creatively to books.

By ASCELPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Brighton and Hove Libraries Services: Evolving in Conversation

Discover how Brighton and Hove Libraries Services worked with arts organisations to engage 13 - 34 year olds and adult learners in their local community.

By Brighton and Hove Libraries ServicesPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Ministry of Stories Business Model Case Study

Discover how Ministry of Stories funds free mentoring of young people and uses customer and partner insights to drive innovation in its business model.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Bloodaxe Books Business Model Case Study

Find out how Bloodaxe Books' commitment to getting the best poetry to more people drives its business model.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Writer in residence at The Booth Museum

Learn how writer in residence Mick Jackson engaged people who wouldn't normally visit a natural history museum.

By Mick Jackson, Sara LockPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Youth participation: Slam Cymru

Learn how Literature Wales adapted an international initiative to engage young people in literature.

By Literature WalesPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Caerphilly: Rap Stars at Lewis School

Learn how Literature Wales engaged disaffected young people through rap-writing workshops.

By Literature WalesPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Using innovation to develop library as a ‘concept’ media centre

At DOK, Holland’s 'Library Concept Center' in Delft, exploring new innovation is at the core of what they do. In this article Doklab founder and director Erik Boekesteijn introduces the DOK library and the innovative work at Doklab. DOK can best be described as a media center that combines three unique collections: music and film, literature, and art; and is the most frequently visited public institute in Delft. This is full text about the article

Published:2014 Type: article


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Building partnerships: a toolkit for literature organisations and libraries

Literature organisations and libraries share a commitment to the power of reading and writing to achieve positive social change. It is in this spirit that this toolkit has been devised to help literature organisations and libraries build good partnerships. It has been published as part of a piece of research commissioned by Arts Council South East from New Writing South (NWS) and Writers’Centre Norwich (WCN) called Building Partnerships: A Report on Literature Organisations and Libraries in the South East And East.

Published:2014 Type: guide-toolkit


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Manchester Literature Festival’s 2013 digital marketing campaign

The Manchester Literature Festival has taken place every October since 2006 and is the city’s largest literary event. In this case study, Kate Feld describes the Festival's 2013 online digital marketing campaign, which included e-newsletters, Facebook, Twitter and blogging. The success of this campaign, particularly its social media activity, contributed to the Festival attracting a larger and more diverse audience, with increased engagement with the event.

Published:2014 Type: case-study


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How library services can collaborate to promote community cohesion

Cityread London is an annual celebration of literature that aims to bring reading to life for the whole capital. Each April, Cityread asks Londoners and visitors to pick up the same book and read it together. A month-long programme of book groups, film screenings and other events takes place across London. It is the only programme that involves all 33 London library services. This case study describes the processes involved in organising this event.

Published:2014 Type: case-study


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You wrote a book, now what?

Angela Jackson’s debut novel The Emergence of Judy Taylor has been received with great critical acclaim and is through to the final three of Amazon Rising Stars 2013.  In this article Angela reflects on how her background in arts PR helped her prepare to launch her own work, albeit there were many new lessons she had to learn along the way.  This is a fascinating read for those working in the literature world and indeed for anyone hoping to become a published author.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Community engagement case study: Wirral Community Shakespeare

Wirral Community Shakespeare was conceived as an eight month long reading project culminating in a run of free public performances of William Shakespeare’s The Winter's Tale in Birkenhead Park. This case study takes the reader through the project process - which included artistic workshops with professional and experienced amateur actors, musicians and technicians - as well as providing a series of key learning points.  

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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