Library Privacy

October 30, 2017

by S Barron, C Regnault, and K Sanders, as part of the Radical Librarians Collective

This blog was originally created as part of a briefing pack for the #DataPrivacyNY study trip, examining the theme of online data privacy and public libraries. Further blogs on the topic can be f...

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Engaging Libraries Projects Announced

October 17, 2017

By Andy Wright, Carnegie Associate, Carnegie UK Trust

We all know that the Society of Chief Librarians’ Universal Health Offer provides a positive vision for the future of public libraries. It represents how we contribute positively to the nation’s h...

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Charity Retail: shopping for good

October 16, 2017

By Robin Osterley, Chief Executive, Charity Retail Association

Four years ago, the Charity Retail Association (CRA) - who represent charity shops across the UK - commissioned a report from cross-party Think Tank Demos, entitled Giving Something Back . It id...

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Dignity and Respect in the Scottish Social Security system

October 13, 2017

Under the Scotland Act 2016 , legislative responsibility for certain areas of social security and employment is being devolved to the Scottish Parliament.  The benefits devolved are mainly non-work ...

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The Privacy Paradox: Building digital understanding through libraries

September 29, 2017

Ciara Eastell, OBE, Chief Executive, Libraries Unlimited, former President of Society of Chief Librarians

  This is part of a blog series examining the theme of online data privacy and public libraries. More information about the wider project can be found here .   What struck me durin...

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Kindness Can: Reflections from the 2017 Campaign to End Loneliness conference

September 27, 2017

By Rebekah Menzies, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

There is growing recognition that loneliness is a serious issue for public health. Loneliness has been labelled as ‘ Britain’s epidemic ,’ George Monbiot reported that ‘ the age of loneliness ...

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Libraries need Leaders!

September 18, 2017

By Trisha Ward, Assistant Director, Libraries NI

This is part of a blog series examining the theme of online data privacy and public libraries. More information about the wider project can be found  here .   An invitation that starts ...

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A new era for towns?

September 13, 2017

By Peter Hetherington

Peter Hetherington chaired the joint Carnegie UK Trust and Newcastle University Institute for Social Renewal event in North Shields on 11 July 2017. He is past chair of the TCPA, was a member of the ...

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Financial Inclusion – Ensuring that Everyone is Better Off

September 11, 2017

By Stephen Pearson, Senior Adviser, CEO Office, Virgin Money and Nancy Doyle-Hall, Executive Director of the Virgin Money Foundation

Virgin Money is a member of the Carnegie UK Trust’s Affordable Credit Action Group. Here, Stephen Pearson and Nancy Doyle-Hall explain how partnership working has helped Virgin Money deliver on the...

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Embedding a wellbeing approach – lessons from Brussels and beyond

September 11, 2017

By Aideen McGinley, Carnegie UK Trust Trustee and Carnegie Roundtable on Measuring Wellbeing in Northern Ireland Co-Chair

Aideen McGinley, Carnegie UK Trust Trustee and Carnegie Roundtable on Measuring Wellbeing in Northern Ireland Co-Chair, recently attended CONCORD’s Expert Seminar on Genuine Measures of Progress: F...

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