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Statement from the IMLS Acting Director on the Loss of Charles Benton

May 01, 2015

Charles Benton, a member of the National Museum and Library Services Board, will be missed by many at IMLS. Read More

 
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

 
 



UpNext Blog Posts


Blog Post: You Can Make it Here...and Here's How
People working in The Bubbler makerspace

Jun 16, 2015

Madison Public Library is tapping into their community of artists and makers to design programming for their makerspace, The Bubbler. Read More

 
Blog Post: Exposing Kid Makers to a Little Spark
Kids and teachers working on ribbon cutting

Jun 15, 2015

The Chevron Maker Annex at the Children’s Museum of Houston is a unique space that caters to the innovator child. Read More

 
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

 
 



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