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Information Infrastructure/Systems/Workflows

Technology is changing the way we organize, access and use data and information. New research, applications and tools are changing the way we learn and create knowledge.

Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen information infrastructure, systems, and workflows (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)

Information infrastructure, systems, and workflow content on the IMLS Web site:
Delaware Art Museum by flickr user Jeffrey.
Blog Post: Taking Note: More Resources for Arts Data-Miners

March 11, 2015 03:11 PM
Federal agencies, like the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the National Endowment for the Arts, are making cultural heritage data readily available as a part of open data and open government initiatives. Read More

 
Participants in the IMLS board room during the Open Data Open House
Blog Post: Continuing the Library and Museum Open Data Conversation

March 10, 2015 03:21 PM
In what we called an Open Data Open House, a cohort of data wonks, librarians, curators, researchers and developers shared ideas on the new IMLS data catalog and ways to use this data. Read More

 
people in a conference room with their computers participating in the linked data conference.
Blog Post: Fitting the Pieces Together: Progress On Linked Data For Libraries

March 4, 2015 03:25 PM
A two-day workshop showcased examples of how libraries are using linked data and how it might aid patrons in the use of their libraries. Read More

 
Blog Post: The POWRR of Digital Preservation

October 3, 2014 10:37 AM
A new IMLS project will identify digital preservation solutions for institutions with fewer resources. Read More

 
Blog Post: Crowdsourcing Consortium for Libraries & Archives (CCLA) Kicks Off with Inaugural Meeting in Boston

September 24, 2014 11:03 AM
Professionals from many cultural institutions convened in Boston to discuss how crowdsourcing can benefit their fields. Read More