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Blog Posts from September 2014

Friday, September 26, 2014
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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Annie Norman, State Librarian and Director, Delaware Division of Libraries IMLS staff interviewed state librarians to discuss how their new five-year plans for LSTA Grants to States funds (2013-2017) differ from their past plans (2008-2012) and how they see the needs of library users in their...Read more
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
By Christina Manzo CCLA Research Fellow Tiltfactor Laboratory at Dartmouth College The new Crowdsourcing Consortium for Libraries and Archives (CCLA), a national initiative funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and initiated by Tiltfactor ’s director, Mary Flanagan, and...Read more
Monday, September 22, 2014
By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Children's Museum of Indianapolis was one of 10 winners of the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for libraries and museums that are serving their communities in exceptional ways. Community member...Read more
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Chicago Public Library was one of 10 winners of the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for libraries and museums that are serving their communities in exceptional ways. Community member Chris Force...Read more
Monday, September 15, 2014
Daria Bossman, State Librarian, South Dakota State Library IMLS staff interviewed state librarians to discuss how their new five-year plans for LSTA Grants to States funds (2013-2017) differ from their past plans (2008-2012), and how they see the needs of library users in their states changing and...Read more
Thursday, September 11, 2014
By Karen E. Fisher, PhD Professor, Information School & Adjunct Professor, Communication University of Washington How do youth surface the information needs of others and provide the best information at the right time? How do they search, mix and curate information? How can youth be supported...Read more
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on www.letsmove.gov . To view the original post, click here . Posted by Allison Hutchings, Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, US Department of Health and Human Services on September 08, 2014 Just for fun, try singing the following words...Read more
Monday, September 8, 2014
By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Brooklyn Botanic Garden was one of 10 winners of the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service , the nation’s highest honor for libraries and museums that are serving their communities in exceptional ways. Community member Chidi Duke...Read more
Friday, September 5, 2014
Ed note: This is a cross-post from the AYAW Blog . You can find the original blog post here . [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"1519","attributes":{"class":"media-image aligncenter size-full wp-image-5172","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","width":"550","height":"366","alt":"Photo...Read more

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