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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

Running an online workshop with the ADN

As the Covid-19 pandemic has upended what we know to be business as usual, RLUK, like many other organisations, has explored different ways of working that will allow us to continue to support and engage with our members and the wider community. For the foreseeable future [...]

2020-04-22T16:45:32+01:00April 22nd, 2020|RLUK Blog|Comments Off on Running an online workshop with the ADN

RLUK Space Programme: Gathering metrics around space from across the membership

The RLUK Space Programme Over the past years, developments in educational practices, rapid technological advancements and rising user expectations have had an impact not only on the types of services offered by research libraries, but also on the way library space is used and experienced. As [...]

2020-04-22T12:23:03+01:00April 22nd, 2020|RLUK Blog|Comments Off on RLUK Space Programme: Gathering metrics around space from across the membership