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Blog Post: Fitting the Pieces Together: Progress On Linked Data For Libraries
people in a conference room with their computers participating in the linked data conference.

Mar 04, 2015

A two-day workshop showcased examples of how libraries are using linked data and how it might aid patrons in the use of their libraries. Read More

 
Blog Post: #NetGain: #NetGain: The Role of Libraries on the Web as a Public Good
Susan Crawford interviewing Tim Berners Lee

Mar 02, 2015

At the kick-off event for the NetGain Challenge, created to ensure that the web of the future is one that supports a broad public good, discussion often focused on the key central, civic, and social role of libraries. Read More

 
Blog Post: IMLS and Open Government Initiatives
data.imls.gov homepage Screenshot

Feb 19, 2015

The principles of open government are critical to the mission of IMLS. Today’s launch of data.imls.gov will help unlock the power of government data to spur research and innovation. Read More