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Blog Posts from October 2012

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
This post is part of the “From the Bench” series celebrating the work of conservators. Part scientist, part detective, they work to preserve the past for the future. This series features the voices of conservators who are working on IMLS-supported projects in museums across the United States. For...Read more
Friday, October 26, 2012
By Richard C. Adler, Special Projects Librarian University of Michigan Library The Copyright Office at the University of Michigan Library is bringing to a close the first phase of its new project, the Copyright Review Management System-World. CRMS-World is the second of two IMLS-funded projects...Read more
Thursday, October 25, 2012
By Claudia French Deputy Director for Museums, IMLS Since 2006 the IMLS African American History and Culture (AAHC) program has offered grant opportunities to African American museums and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Since its inception, this program has supported capacity...Read more
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
This post is part of the “From the Bench ” series celebrating the work of conservators. Part scientist, part detective, part artisan, part caretaker, a conservator works to preserve the past for the future. This series features the voices of conservators who are working on IMLS-supported projects...Read more
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
This post is part of the “From the Bench ” series celebrating the work of conservators. Part scientist, part detective, part artisan, part caretaker, a conservator works to preserve the past for the future. This series features the voices of conservators who are working on IMLS-supported projects...Read more
Thursday, October 18, 2012
By Kamila Thigpen Associate, Afterschool Alliance Cross-posted from Afterschool Snack: The Afterschool Alliance Blog This year, we’ve teamed up with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) as a national partner of Lights on Afterschool . The mission of IMLS is to inspire libraries and...Read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
biohildreth.jpg By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS October 1 st is the start of the new year for federal agencies. At IMLS we are looking at the past year’s accomplishments and planning for the future. Last year we made 701 grants and awards totaling more than $215,000,000 for activities that will...Read more
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
This post is part of the “From the Bench ” series celebrating the work of conservators. Part scientist, part detective, part artisan, part caretaker, they work to preserve the past for the future. This series features the voices of conservators who are working on IMLS-supported projects in museums...Read more
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
This post is part of the “From the Bench” series celebrating the work of conservators. Part scientist, part detective, they work to preserve the past for the future. This series features the voices of conservators who are working on IMLS-supported projects in museums across the United States. For...Read more
Thursday, October 4, 2012
By Connie Bodner, Senior Museum Program Officer IMLS, the American Institute for Conservation , and Heritage Preservation , welcome you to a new blog series, “From the Bench.” Every day in museum, library, and private labs across the country, conservators go about the work of ensuring that the...Read more