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Libraries and museums are creating new interactive experiences using the latest research about learning.

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Learning tools and interactives content on the IMLS Web site:
Maggie discovers 3D printing at the Chattanooga Public Library.
Blog Post: What Good is a Gig?

April 8, 2014 01:08 PM
Partially funded by IMLS, the Inclusive Gigabit Libraries project shares case studies on libraries that are getting gigabit-speed internet connections. Read More

 
Children in a library playing with an iPad
Blog Post: Digital Sensory Storytime Helps Autistic Children

April 8, 2014 12:51 PM
The Oakstone Academy is successfully demonstrating the effectiveness of interactive eBooks with autistic students. Read More

 
A librarian helps an autistic teenager at the library.
Blog Post: Training for Librarians in Florida Tackles Autism Spectrum Disorder

March 27, 2014 03:32 PM
Project PALS (Panhandle Autism Library Service) is reaching out to librarians to effectively serve autistic children and adults. Read More

 
Blog Post: Digital Badging: An Opportunity for Libraries and Museums

March 19, 2014 03:56 PM
Director Hildreth asks: Are badges in your future? Read More

 
Videoconferencing in the craig public library
Blog Post: NTIA Brings Broadband Opportunities to Alaska

March 14, 2014 01:05 PM
The Alaska State Library worked with the National Telecommunications & Information Administration to establish public computer centers at 97 public libraries across the state, and provide online technology training. Read More