AHRC-funded research network on Community Libraries, which aims to establish a dynamic, multi- and interdisciplinary research forum to investigate the cultural history of libraries at the dawn of the modern age.
In the two centuries before the passage of the Public Libraries Act in the UK in 1850, libraries proliferated across the UK, Europe and North America on a bewildering variety of organizational models.
21 December 2014
We are delighted to announce the full programme for our final colloquium taking place in London on 22-24 January 2015.
18 December 2014
Mark, Kyle and I are looking forward to welcoming you to the third and final meeting of the AHRC-funded Community Libraries Network, taking place 22-24 January 2015 in London. Here...
29 April 2014
We are now a little more than a month away from our second AHRC-funded Community Libraries network colloquium! It will take place in Chicago on May 30 – June 1, 2014 and will center...
10 March 2014
The Chicago conference is only a few months away, but there’s still so much to say about our first conference that took place in Liverpool back in January. We had PhD students, historians,...