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21st Century Skills

computer users at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

The global economy calls for new skills like critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity and innovation.



Museums, Libraries, and 21st Century Skillls logoNational Initiative: Museums, Libraries, and 21st Century Skills

The Institute's Museums, Libraries, and 21st Century Skills initiative underscores the critical role our nation’s museums and libraries play in helping citizens build such 21st century skills as information, communications and technology literacy, critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, civic literacy, and global awareness.



Partnership: STEM Video Game Challenge

IMLS is a National Community Sponsor of the National STEM Video Game Challenge. The Challenge, now in its third year, was inspired by President Obama’s "Educate to Innovate" Campaign, promoting science, technology, engineering and math education.

 

Project Profiles

Events and Webinars

June 21 2016 9:00 AM Eastern to 8:00 PM Eastern
June 11 2015 11:00 AM Eastern to 8:00 PM Eastern

Awarded Grants

Institution Log Number Program Fiscal Year Award
Online Computer Library Center/WebJunction - Seattle RE-06-09-0119-09 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program $250,000.00
East Central University, Linscheid Library RE-06-12-0066-12 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program $65,147.00
Mississippi Library Commission RE-06-12-0085-12 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program $212,938.00
University of Tennessee RE-06-13-0051-13 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program $189,416.00
Harvard Library RE-06-13-0055-13 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program $498,385.00
New York Metropolitan Reference and Resource Library Agency RE-06-13-0057-13 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program $498,135.00
Florida State University RE-06-13-0059-13 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program $279,729.00
Loyola Marymount University, William H. Hannon Library RE-06-13-0060-13 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program $363,551.00
University of Maryland, School of Information Studies RE-06-13-0064-13 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program $299,999.00
University of Wisconsin System RE-06-13-0069-13 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program $140,071.00