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Museums and Libraries Engaging America’s Youth: Youth Practitioner's Guide


Created for museum and library practitioners who are building, or wish to build, strong programs to reach and engage youth, this guide contains a variety of resources and references to critical works that have been gathered from the fields of youth and community development, education, and informal learning. Read More

 
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Designs for Change: Libraries and Productive Aging


As the first of the baby boomers turn 60, public libraries are preparing to offer creative alternatives to retirement to a generation notorious for their idealism and activism. This report from the Americans for Libraries Council (ALC) and IMLS offers guidelines, demographics, and examples of model programs to public libraries interested in connecting these active older adults to new opportunities for learning, work, and community service. Read More

 
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E.D. TAB: State Library Agencies: Fiscal Year 2004


This report provides a statistical profile of state library agencies in the 50 states and the District of Columbia for fiscal year 2004. The report includes information on governance, collections and services, service outlets and staff, revenue, and expenditures. The data were collected through the State Library Agencies Survey conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). NCES Publication Number: 2006303 Read More

 
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Charting the Landscape, Mapping New Paths: Museums, Libraries, and K-12 Learning


On August 30-31, 2004 the Institute convened a conference and workshop examining the intersections of museums, libraries, and K-12 education. The resulting report captures the key issues that emerged at the workshop, highlights seminal project and partnership examples, and provides some common language around a vision for how museum/school/library collaborations can contribute to a learning society. Read More

 
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E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2003


This report includes national and state summary data on public libraries in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the outlying areas, with an introduction, findings, and numerous tables. The report is based on data from the Public Libraries Survey, Fiscal Year 2003. NCES Publication Number: 2005363 Read More