Press Releases

Call for Existing Research on Arts Programs

Jan 15, 2013

IMLS joins Arts Education Partnership to expand body of evidence on the role of Arts Education Programs in America’s museums and libraries. Read More

Registration Opens for WebWise 2013

Jan 15, 2013

Registration is now open for the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ (IMLS) WebWise Conference, which will take place March 6-8 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace in Baltimore, MD. Read More

IMLS Awards $250,000 to the Northeast Document Conservation Center for a System to Digitize Audio Recordings from Obsolete Formats

Jan 10, 2013

A grant of $250,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) will help them provide for first time a much needed service to museums, libraries, and archives around the country. They will use new technologies to convert audio recordings from obsolete formats, such as wax cylinders and records, to new digital formats. Read More


UpNext Blog Posts

Blog Post: Museums as Dinner Table: Dialogues on Immigration

Mar 19, 2013

This spring, participants of the Immigration and Civil Rights Network will discuss immigration issues and work together to bring those dialogues to their museums. Read More

Blog Post: A Teacher’s Reflection on Developing a Model for Technology-Based Museum School Partnerships
Cuba Rushford Middle School1

Mar 15, 2013

A middle school social studies class in upstate New York teamed up with the educational director at the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts to help students create “digital artifacts” based on the museum’s collection. Read More

Blog Post: A Cooperstown Close-up: Developing a Model for Technology-Based Museum School Partnerships
Baseball Hall of Fame

Mar 15, 2013

By linking up classroom educators and museum educators, the Baseball Hall of Fame has used distance learning to educate kids in geography, economics, math, and civil rights history. 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..

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