Shining a light on England…


I really welcome the publication of Carnegie’s Shining a Light report to add to the collective knowledge of the libraries sector. As Ian Anstice says in his blog, it’s vital...

Shining a light – Policy Report


This report outlines how public libraries can continue to contribute to government policy goals and improve people’s wellbeing for many years in the future. The lessons are drawn from research...

Shining a light – Data Booklet


This report gives an accessible overview of both the big picture and detailed findings regarding library use and attitudes towards public libraries 2011-2016 across England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and...

Shining a Light – Key Data


These charts below show how people in England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales use public libraries and what they think of them. It is based on research conducted with...