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Help Your Community Reap the Advantages of Broadband Adoption and Digital Literacy

May 07, 2015

IMLS encourages libraries, archives, and museums to share their thoughts on how the federal government can expand and promote broadband adoption and digital inclusion. Read More

 
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

 
 



UpNext Blog Posts


Blog Post: Leveraging Local Partnerships to Support Immigrant Integration

Jul 01, 2015

In Rhode Island, Learning Lounges in public libraries provide space and technology to help adult learners, especially immigrants who study English as a Second Language. Read More

 
Blog Post: Los Angeles Public Library: Where Dreams Come True

Jun 30, 2015

Sergio Sanchez, with the help of the Los Angeles Public Library, achieved his dream of becoming a citizen of the United States. Read More

 
Blog Post: Meeting Community Needs: A Veteran’s Success Story

Jun 25, 2015

Cecil County Public Library helped a U.S. Army Veteran who faced homeless, unemployment, and health challenges, gain computer literacy skills and apply for a job online. Read More

 
 



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Opening the World of Museums and Libraries to Visually Impaired Visitors

As IMLS commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), museums and libraries, such as the Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences continue to expand accessibility of their services and resources to those with visual impairments and other disabilities. Read more..

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