Saturday, November 24, 2007

Slaughter in the Stacks?

"ALMOST a quarter of a million books have gone missing from Waltham Forest libraries amid claims they have been burned or pulped" reports the Waltham Forest Guardian. Nearly 75,000 books vanished between January and March this year alone, amid reports of library staff spending weeks packing and labelling books for disposal, and van loads of books destined for the tip. the full story can be found here:

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