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Blog Posts from November 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Five Federal agencies, including the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), are coming together with a new opportunity to help communities overcome the obstacles they face in achieving better outcomes for disconnected youth. The funding will support efforts to help young people between...Read more
Monday, November 24, 2014
Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on Corporation for National & Community Service Blog . To view the original post, click here . By CNCS Staff operation-americorps.jpg Initiative will provide national service resources to solve tribal and community challenges Today the Corporation for...Read more
Friday, November 21, 2014
By Ellen Galinsky President and Co-Founder of Families and Work Institute We are starting an exciting new endeavor, and want you to join us ! In our studies at Families and Work Institute (FWI), we often ask people to come up with a word that describes life today. Again and again, the words that...Read more
Friday, November 21, 2014
Eugene Hainer, Director and State Librarian, Colorado 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...Read more
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Elizabeth B. DeBold, Project Coordinator Kenneth J. Woo, Doctoral Fellow for Research and Education The Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection is a grant-funded project to provide digital access to publications of and about religious bodies in North Carolina. Partner institutions at Duke,...Read more
Thursday, November 13, 2014
This article is cross-posted on the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education blog hosted by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Labor blog . Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, U.S. Department of Labor Johan Uvin, Acting Assistant Secretary...Read more
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Each year, select museums and libraries with outstanding records of community service receive the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ National Medal for Museum and Library Service , the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries. Beginning with the 2009 awardees, personal stories...Read more
Monday, November 10, 2014
By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS On Veteran’s Day, we take time to honor those who have served our country. We thank these men and women who defend our nation’s freedom. IMLS is proud to be involved with projects that serve veterans and tell their stories. Through IMLS funds administered through...Read more
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Kendall F. Wiggin, State Librarian, Connecticut 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...Read more
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Each year, select museums and libraries with outstanding records of community service receive the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ National Medal for Museum and Library Service , the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries. Beginning with the 2009 awardees, personal stories...Read more