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Blog Posts from February 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Friday, February 13, 2015
By Peter Wardrip, Learning Scientist and Lisa Brahms, Director of Learning and Research Children's Museum of Pittsburgh On January 27 th and 28 th , the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and IMLS co-hosted a convening of library and museum professionals from across the country. Despite the fact that...Read more
Thursday, February 12, 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
Friday, February 6, 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, February 5, 2015
By Heidi McKinnon Director of Exhibits and Community Programming, Sandy Spring Museum How does a museum respond to contemporary issues within its community? While there are many answers to this question, one unexpected response might be bookbinding . With the current crisis of unaccompanied Central...Read more
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Gloria Jacobs, Jill Castek, Andrew Pizzolato, Elizabeth Withers, and Kimberly Pendell Literacy, Language & Technology Research Group Portland State University Over the past three years, with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Literacy, Language, and Technology...Read more