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Access to Content and Collections
Libraries and museums are using broadband to expand access to content and create communities where all people have the ability to access and use information technologies.
Public Hearing: Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact
On April 17, 2014, IMLS held a public hearing to examine the need for high speed broadband in America’s libraries. IMLS is charged with advising the President and Congress about the library, museum, and information service needs of the American public.
National Initiative: Building Digital Communities
Full participation in American society requires the ability to access and use digital content and technologies. Libraries, businesses, hospitals, schools, cultural institutions, community technology centers and local governments face difficult decisions about how to create and sustain access to broadband technologies.
Events and Webinars
|Institution||Log Number||Program||Fiscal Year||Award|
|Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums||RE-06-12-0068-12||Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program||$500,000.00|
|University of Texas at Austin, School of Information||RE-51-12-0040-12||Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program||$44,790.00|
|University of Arizona||RE-51-13-0004-13||Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program||$47,915.00|
|University of Alabama||RE-55-11-0117-11||Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program||$24,007.00|
|University of Southern California, Libraries||RE-56-12-0077-12||Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program||$20,713.00|
|Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums||RE-56-13-0080-13||Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program||$50,000.00|
|Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science||RE-71-12-0023-12||Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program||$261,967.00|
|Old State House Museum||ST-03-10-0004-10||$26,032.00|
|South Carolina Research Foundation||ST-03-10-0010-10||$192,482.00|
|Harvard University Peabody Museum||ST-03-10-0013-10||$283,685.00|