Research papers (submitted to date – 9th May 2022)
McMenemy, D., Robinson, E. and Ruthven, I. (2022) The impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on public libraries in the UK: findings from a national study Public Library Quarterly. [Early Online – 28th March 2022] https://doi.org/10.1080/01616846.2022.2058860
Robinson, E., Ruthven, I. and McMenemy, D. (2022) Delivering services in the new normal: recording the experiences of UK public library staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. [Early Online – 9th May 2022] https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/09610006221093371
Pandemic and Beyond Episode 23: Libraries in Lockdown – 9th July 2022
Digital services “are no substitute” for traditional libraries – 30th January 2022
Support our Libraries: More than half of adults believe digital services are ‘no substitute’ for traditional libraries study finds – Scotland on Sunday. 30th January 2022 p.18
Digital services ‘no substitute’ for real libraries, poll finds – The National. 31st January 2022.
Robinson, E., McMenemy, D. and Ruthven, I. (2021) Downloading the New Normal: Exploring Public Library Digital Service Use During COVID: Some Preliminary Findings from Scottish Data. CILIPS Annual Conference 2021 (CILIPS 2021), 07-08 Jun 2021.
Robinson, E., McMenemy, D. and Ruthven, I. (2021) E-lending vs. physical lending during COVID. Data prepared for meeting of the Arts Council English Public Libraries Stakeholder Working Group – 08/11/2021
Robinson, E., McMenemy, D. and Ruthven, I. (2021) Public library digital service use during COVID. Presentation given to Strathclyde Centre for Internet Law & Policy Research Group. 2nd July 2021.