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National STEM Video Game Challenge Names Winners of Third Annual Competition
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Jul 11, 2013

The 2013 challenge generated nearly 4,000 entries from middle school and high school students. This year, IMLS-sponsored workshops encouraged libraries and museums to promote the competition and support participation. Read More

 
IMLS and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to Partner with Libraries

Jul 01, 2013

IMLS announces a $286,104 award to OCLC’s WebJunction to meet public demand for information about the Health Insurance Marketplace. Read More

 
Landmark Treaty for Visually-Impaired Persons
Marrakech Signing

Jun 28, 2013

Historic multilateral treaty will oblige all nations to establish copyright exceptions for people with print disabilities. Read More

 
 



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Blog Post: Kicking Off the 2013 Let’s Read! Let’s Move! Summer Series
Kickoff of the Let's Read! Let's Move! series.

Jul 15, 2013

The Let’s Read! Let’s Move! initiative encourages Americans to get involved with preventing summer reading loss and childhood obesity by engaging youth in summer reading and physical activity, as well as providing information about healthy, affordable food. Read More

 
Blog Post: AAHC Forum: Convening 101 – Fostering a Community of Practice
Mark McCormick,John Franklin, Michele Parchment, Linda Colet, at table discussion

Jul 11, 2013

A new format at the 2013 convening of IMLS African American History and Culture grantees brought people together who share a common passion, interest, or experience in the AAHC field. Read More

 
Blog Post: AAHC Forum: So I’ve Got this Thing…Resources for Collections Care

Jul 11, 2013

Newer and smaller institutions may face challenges in collections management and an overwhelming ratio of items to staff. Registrar Tracey Berg-Fulton describes collections care resources that provide guidance for museums. Read More

 
 



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Literacy and Tech for Toddlers at El Paso Community College Northwest Library

The Jenna Welch and Laura Bush Community Library, based at the El Paso Community College Northwest campus, implemented an Interactive Technology and Literacy Program for area young children and their parents to foster a long term love of learning, a habit of library usage, and a college-going culture among community residents. Read more..

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