Learning Tools and Interactives
Libraries and museums are creating new interactive experiences using the latest research about learning.
National Initiatives: WebWise
The WebWise Conference annually brings together representatives of museums, libraries, archives, systems science, education, and other fields interested in the future of highquality online content for inquiry and learning.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen learning tools and interactives (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
Learning tools and interactives content on the IMLS Web site:
December 17, 2013 02:19 PM
“How Americans Value Public Libraries in their Communities,” a study by the Pew Internet in American Life Project, can spark new thinking about libraries’ importance.
December 9, 2013 03:33 PM
We invite registrants to WebWise 2014 to submit ideas for and vote on the workshop offerings they would like using IdeaScale.
November 26, 2013 09:19 AM
With help from an IMLS grant, the National WWII Museum was able to provide better access to their oral history collection online for researchers and students of all ages.
IMLS is partnering with CFPB and USCIS to create new resources and tools for public libraries. Two webinars will be presented in December.
November 15, 2013 02:03 PM
The new learning lab at the Alabama Museum of Natural History gives teens access to technology they might not be able to use at home or in their schools. These gadgets will allow hands-on experimentation, collaboration, and tinkering in areas of personal interest.