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Thursday, August 2, 2018
Do you ever wonder, “How do I create a proposal that transforms a good idea into a full-blown IMLS-funded collections care project?” Peer reviewers share some insights.Read more
New York Public Library
Thursday, June 28, 2018
For New York State Library's bicentennial, here’s a look at how NYSL and public libraries began, and how the state is looking to the future with IMLS grants.Read more
Buscuits
Friday, June 8, 2018
To help practitioners think about scaling up a project, IMLS Director Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew talks food and entrepreneurship.Read more
Woman and child painting window
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
IMLS Director Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew reflects on museums as trusted sources and how they create mutual value with their communities.Read more
Pablo Picasso, 1942, Tête de taureau (Bull's Head), bicycle seat and handlebars
Monday, March 26, 2018
The Community Catalyst Initiative of IMLS asks libraries, museums, and their non-profit collaborators to spark change in their communities.Read more
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Friday, February 23, 2018
The newly released Five-Year Evaluations of the State Library Administrative Agencies assess IMLS-funded activities from 2013–2017. A preliminary analysis of the evaluations provides IMLS a story about the agency's largest program.Read more
Friday, February 9, 2018
With the help of conservation experts, Historic Deerfield takes stock of the condition of its 13 buildings and nationally important collections of early American furniture, ceramics, textiles, and fashion.Read more
Friday, January 26, 2018
Here's how IMLS is addressing the special challenges of museums with smaller staffs, collections, and budgets.Read more
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Developing a strategic plan in a quickly changing world is challenging. IMLS Director Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew reflects on the process.Read more
Checklist
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Whether it's your first time applying or you’ve been through the process before, here are a few tips and things you should know.Read more

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