Libraries and museums care for collections that connect us to history, art, science and the natural world.
National Initiative: Connecting to Collections
Connecting to Collections is a national initiative to raise public awareness of the importance of caring for our treasures, and to underscore the fact that these collections are essential to the American story.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen collections care/preservation (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
Collections care/preservation content on the IMLS Web site:
October 6, 2014 01:41 PM
Learn how to recycle your library’s used books to provide more space for your communities’ needs.
October 3, 2014 10:37 AM
A new IMLS project will identify digital preservation solutions for institutions with fewer resources.
August 13, 2014 01:00 PM
Pacific island grantees convened at a training workshop in Honolulu, Hawaii, to discuss their projects with IMLS staff, share best practices, and obtain professional development training.
August 5, 2014 01:54 PM
An IMLS grant to the Museum of the City of New York gives us a look into rare photographs of 20th century theatre production.
June 6, 2014 09:02 AM
The project aims to bring digital access to collections that document African American theater.