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President Obama Announces Open eBooks and ConnectED Library Challenge
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Apr 30, 2015

President Obama announced two new efforts to strengthen student learning by improving access to digital content and to public libraries. Read More

 
NEH and IMLS Co-Fund Convening on the Future of Crowdsourcing

Apr 29, 2015

The meeting will bring together stakeholders from the humanities, sciences, and cultural heritage domains to share their experiences managing digital projects that invite contributions from virtual volunteers.​ Read More

 
IMLS Hosts Learning in Libraries Convening May 14 in Kansas City, MO

Apr 29, 2015

Join the conversation about learning in libraries, both for library users and the profession as a whole, on Twitter with #IMLSFocus. Read More

 
 



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Blog Post: Healthy Aging – Can Libraries and Museums Play a Role?

Jun 05, 2015

A pre-conference to the 2015 White House Conference on Aging focused on how the arts impact healthy aging.​ Read More

 
Blog Post: Let’s Move! Museums Make a Difference in Their Communities
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May 29, 2015

Last week, the First Lady presented the National Medal for Museum and Library Service to ten libraries and museums for their outstanding service to their communities. Two of the winning museums, Amazement Square and the Louisiana Children’s Museum, are participating in Let’s Move! Museums and Gardens. Read More

 
Blog Post: Digital News and Digital Libraries: Partnerships for Enduring Access
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May 28, 2015

A conference at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library brought together journalists, representatives from press associations, and librarians to work together to preserve and provide access to digital news content. Read More

 
 



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A Maker State, Powered By Libraries

The Makerstate Initiative is a project that aims to excite New Mexico communities about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) and support libraries throughout the state in introducing maker technologies in a fun and accessible way. Read more..

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