What's going on with volunteers in public library services?

Biddy Casselden*

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Abstract

Covid and the cost-of-living crisis have both crushed down volunteer numbers in public libraries, but not enough to counteract a decade of volunteer growth. Biddy Casselden, Assistant Professor in Information Sciences at Northumbria University, explains the trends emerging in the sector’s volunteer force and where they are heading.
Original languageEnglish
Pages39-42
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationInformation Professional
PublisherCILIP
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2023

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