Less is more?

More than half of N.L. libraries closing in wake of budget cuts
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/newfoundland-labrador-library-closures-1.3555133
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To Float or Not To Float | Collection Management

Most libraries that adopt floating collections expect circulation to rise because collections will be better distributed to meet patron demand. Yet how many have analyzed whether collections perform better after implementing floating than they did before materials were relocated? The Nashville Public Library undertook an experiment in floating with optimism. Did the results pay off? Here is how it all began.

Source: To Float or Not To Float | Collection Management

BBC News: The fall and rise of subscription libraries

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The fall and rise of subscription libraries – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-35831853