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A framework for thinking about the ‘new normal’

It wasn’t long after the shutting of our physical library buildings that everybody’s thoughts turned to the future and what rapidly became the new cliché – ‘the new normal’. The realisation quickly came that while we could go back to a pre-Covid normality we didn’t need [...]

2020-06-30T22:57:10+01:00June 25th, 2020|covid articles, RLUK Blog|Comments Off on A framework for thinking about the ‘new normal’

Back to the future: reflecting on the Libraries of the Future

In any time of accelerated change it is tempting to look forward and imagine what a future world will look like. A constant theme of the past couple of months is that ‘nothing will be the same again’, the view that there have been a number [...]

2020-06-30T22:56:25+01:00April 28th, 2020|covid articles, RLUK Blog|Comments Off on Back to the future: reflecting on the Libraries of the Future

The value of digital collections and resources in the era of Covid-19

Despite the challenges imposed by the Covid-19 crisis which, amongst other things, has led to the physical lockdowns of many cultural organisations across the globe [1], libraries, archives, museums and arts organisations are striving to continue engaging with and supporting their communities. Digitised and born-digital collections [...]

2020-06-30T22:57:21+01:00April 15th, 2020|covid articles, RLUK Blog, SCP|Comments Off on The value of digital collections and resources in the era of Covid-19