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Grant Awards Announcement: FY 14 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

March 31, 2014 08:39 AM
Grants will prepare librarians to serve tribal communities, immigrants, underserved youth and preschoolers, rare book researchers, and many others. Read More

 
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IMLS and Sloan Foundation Award $1 Million to ARL for SHARE Notification Service

March 28, 2014 11:03 AM
With IMLS and Sloan Foundation funding, ARL and its partners will create a notification system for the research community to learn of new findings, data, and reports. Read More

 
IMLS Announces Library Grants for Continuing Education, the Future of Libraries, and Digital Youth

March 13, 2014 09:51 AM
IMLS announced today grants totaling $328,659 for projects of the American Library Association (ALA), the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies, Inc. (COSLA), and the University of Washington. Read More

 
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

 
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

 
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Blog Post: Looking for Research Data Stories?

April 30, 2013 11:11 AM
Purdue University Libraries launched the Data Curation Profiles Directory, a new tool for library and information science professionals, archivists, IT professionals, and others working on data curation. Read More

 
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Tackling Money Matters at New York Public Library


The New York Public Library (NYPL) introduced Money Matters, a project to educate library staff on the core concepts of personal finance and related reference sources. The program also made the staff more open to the idea of hosting presentations by experts who provided personal finance training that was needed most by their neighborhood communities. NYPL also made the project training materials freely available. Read More

 
An ALFA fellow learns about digital Braille readers for people with visual disabilities.
June 2012: Accessible Libraries for All


Students seeking master’s degrees in library and information science at universities in Alabama and Michigan are undertaking a unique curriculum that embraces the idea of universal accessibility and service to special needs populations. Read More

 
Three members of the Project Compass team.
August 2011: National Librarian Training Program Supports Workforce Recovery Efforts


A grant to WebJunction and the State Library of North Carolina is helping libraries, nationwide, to meet increasing demands to connect customers with workforce resources. Read More

 
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2014 Guide to Funding Programs and Opportunities


This four-page overview of IMLS funding programs provides succinct information on the agency's grant and award programs, as well as agency initiatives and priorities. Read More