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Blog Posts from January 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015
By Barrie Adleberg Manager, STEAM Learning Programs E-Line Media In the culmination of Computer Science Education Week, the Free Library of Philadelphia Maker Jawn program hosted this year’s National STEM Video Game Challenge kick-off game design workshop as the Hour of Code flagship event. In the...Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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. IMLS signed a cooperative agreement with StoryCorps, a...Read more
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Each year, select museums and libraries with outstanding records of community service receive the Institute of Museum and Library Services’s 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
Thursday, January 15, 2015
biohildreth.jpg Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS When I was tapped to lead IMLS and arrived in Washington, D.C. from the west coast, I didn’t know what to expect. I had experience running large public library systems from Seattle to San Francisco and had led the California State Library system. But...Read more
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
connected-collage-300x219.png By Valerie Gross President & CEO, Howard County Library System Imagine my delight when ALA invited me to attend President Obama’s “ConnectED to the Future” in November. It was my honor to sit in a reserved seat next to IMLS Director Susan Hildreth (we are pictured...Read more
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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
Friday, January 9, 2015
By Brian Burke Managing Director, Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany, State University of New York Last year, I had the opportunity to work on a fantastic project at the Center for Technology in Government where we partnered with a passionate and expert group representing...Read more
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the Information-Creating Behavior in Learning Labs and Makerspaces blog . To view the original post, click here . By Kyungwon Koh & Katherine A Hickey School of Library and Information Studies The University of Oklahoma After three months of learning...Read more