Cambridge University sparks row over sponsorship of its Library

UK“University dons said they were concerned that a commercial tie-up would demean the prominence and reputation of the library. Professor Gill Evans, a member of the university’s Regent House governing body, said: ‘At this rate, one might set off for the University Library one morning to find it turned into a branch of Tesco with an internet café’. University bosses have decided on the move to boost fundraising and said it was a ‘completely ordinary’ measure to investigate all funding streams …” (more)

[Nick Britten, Sunday Telegraph, 8 November]


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