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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Swears In Five Presidential Appointees to the National Museum and Library Services Board

May 09, 2013

Althemese Pemberton Barnes, Vishakha Desai, Tammie Kahn, George Kerscher, and Jacquelyn K. Sundstrand were appointed by President Barack Obama. Read More

 
National Medal for Museum and Library Service to Be Awarded Today at White House
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May 08, 2013

First Lady Michelle Obama presents the 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. White House celebration recognizes exceptional contributions of 10 museums and libraries. Read More

 
Institute of Museum and Library Services Announces Recipients of 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service
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Apr 23, 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 recipients of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The these museums and libraries are helping to build stronger communities. Read More

 
 



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Blog Post: Landmark Treaty For The Visually Impaired
Marrakech Signing

Jul 02, 2013

The World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) Diplomatic Conference for Visually Impaired Persons concluded in Marrakesh, Morocco with a signing ceremony for the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled.​ Read More

 
Blog Post: AAHC Forum: Wake Up and Smell the Possibilities
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

Jun 27, 2013

With the help of an IMLS grant the Mosaics Templar Cultural Center was able to hire collections and education staff. Read More

 
Blog Post: Mismatch Between Graduates’ Information Skills and Employers' Needs
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Jun 26, 2013

Project Information Literacy looks into how recent college graduates use virtual and in-person research skills to find and use information in the workplace. Read More

 
 



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Literacy and Tech for Toddlers at El Paso Community College Northwest Library

The Jenna Welch and Laura Bush Community Library, based at the El Paso Community College Northwest campus, implemented an Interactive Technology and Literacy Program for area young children and their parents to foster a long term love of learning, a habit of library usage, and a college-going culture among community residents. Read more..

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