Press Releases

Maura Marx Selected as IMLS Deputy Director for the Office of Library Services

Jan 03, 2013

IMLS hires digital library expert to fill leadership position. Marx will begin in May 2013. Read More

IMLS Awards $249,999 to the Chicago Public Library Foundation to Create a Maker Space

Dec 20, 2012

The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced today a grant in the amount of $249,999 to the Chicago Public Library Foundation to develop a Maker space. Read More

Call for Applications: 2013 Native American Library Services Grant: Basic Grants

Dec 20, 2012

Applications are now being accepting for the Native American Library Services Basic Grant program. Note that the program’s deadline is now March 1, 2013. Read More


UpNext Blog Posts

Blog Post: Whose Learning Is It Anyway? (WebWise 2013)

Mar 14, 2013

As everything from report cards to student artwork goes digital, WebWise Keynote speaker Audrey Watters asks “Whose Learning is it Anyway?” Read More

Blog Post: AAHC Forum: Forgotten Communities: Discovering and Recovering Baptisttown
Evansville African American Museum

Mar 14, 2013

The Evansville African American Museum worked with high school and college students on oral history projects to collect and preserve the war memories of Baptisttown and Lincoln Gardens residents. Read More

Blog Post: With Digital Technologies, Can School Libraries Help Transform Learning?
EF Media Lab / Photo: Ben Filio

Mar 13, 2013

Educators from across the country are using digital technologies to create more opportunities for experiential, hands-on learning. 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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