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Thirty Museums and Libraries Tapped as Finalists for National Medal
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Feb 24, 2015

For 21 years, the National Medal for Museum and Library Service has celebrated institutions that demonstrate extraordinary and innovative approaches to public service to make a difference for individuals, families, and communities. Read More

 
New IMLS Data Catalog Enables Creative Use of Library, Museum, Administrative Datasets
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Feb 19, 2015

The launch of data.imls.gov is a step toward great government openness and transparency. Read More

 
USCIS-IMLS Present Webinar for Public Librarians on Human Trafficking Prevention

Feb 06, 2015

Learn about the government’s Blue Campaign and steps you can take to raise awareness and combat this terrible crime. Read More

 
 



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Blog Post: Museums and Gardens Across the Country Join the Let’s Move! Initiative
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Mar 24, 2015

IMLS celebrates the 5th Anniversary of Let’s Move! with a look back on Let’s Move! Museums & Gardens.​ Read More

 
Blog Post: Training our Focus
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Mar 18, 2015

We will host a new round of IMLS Focus convenings this spring and a new IMLS annual conference, November 16-17, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Read More

 
Blog Post: Hearing History
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Mar 18, 2015

The “Hear My Voice”: Alexander Graham Bell and the Origins of Recorded Sound exhibit at the National Museum of American History used IRENE technology to make digital copies of some of the earliest sound recordings ever made. Read More

 
 



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Creative Aging Engages Seniors through Art

Westchester Library System, a cooperative library system, implemented a Creative Aging instructional arts program to empower community libraries to offer programs providing social engagement and creative expression to active and engaged seniors. Read more..

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