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IMLS and Department of Education’s OCTAE Present Digital Strategy Webinar for Librarians

Dec 09, 2014

The December 18 webinar will cover national initiatives, resources, and tools that public and school librarians can use to enhance their digital literacy programming and services. Read More

 
IMLS-USCIS Webinar, December 17

Dec 05, 2014

Join us for Customer Service Tools and Resources: An Overview for Libraries at 2 p.m. ET. Read More

 
Notice of Funding Opportunity: FY 2015 Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries

Dec 02, 2014

IMLS is accepting applications for Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries until the February 2 deadline.​ Read More

 
 



UpNext Blog Posts


Museums as Social Agents: Storytelling Aids Emotional Healing
Woman teaches teens how to create a book.

Feb 05, 2015

Sandy Spring Museum helped immigrant youth in their community tell their stories through words, photography, and art. Read More

 
Blog Post: Adult New Computer Users: A Glimpse into the Learner Path
A library tutor teaches an adult how to use the computer.

Feb 04, 2015

Portland State University's Literacy, Language and Technology Research group shares preliminary findings from their IMLS-funded research project, Tutor-Facilitated Digital Literacy in Hard-to-Serve Populations.​ Read More

 
Blog Post: The STEM Challenge Is on the Road!
Kids playing with game pieces

Jan 30, 2015

A series of STEM Video Game Challenge workshops on game design kicked off at the Free Library of Philadelphia during Computer Science Education Week. Read More

 
 



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Preserving Art and Finding Hidden Treasures

The Barnes Foundation treated 22 works of art on paper from its permanent collection, including art by Picasso, CĂ©zanne, Klee, Degas, and Renoir, for conservation. In addition to increasing collection accessibility for education, research, and aesthetic appreciation, the conservation project produced an astounding discovery. Read more..

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