A digital tool dubbed the "holy grail" of dictionaries has been cut from Dundee libraries in what has been labelled a "huge blow".
Artist and author Edmund de Waal has criticised the closure of libraries as a “violent” act.
A Conservative MSP has said there "won't be any culture" beyond V&A Dundee unless more funding is awarded to councils.
Cutting Dundee's library budget could have long-term consequences on literacy, social isolation and mental health.
Leisure and Culture Dundee has been forced to make savings of more than £800,000 through cutting staff and reducing its library budget.
School pupils in Scotland have among the highest level of reading comprehension in the UK, according to a new literacy study co-authored by a Dundee professor.
The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson said she is pleased to be recognised in the New Year Honours because she feels children’s literature often takes a “back seat”.
The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson called for an end to the closure of libraries as she was awarded a CBE.
Bestselling author David Walliams has called for the “safeguarding” of libraries.
Eight libraries in Perth and Kinross have become the first in Scotland to open their doors to dogs of the "well behaved" variety.