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Blog Posts from October 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016
Nearly 10 years ago, IMLS partnered with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to launch the Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant program. Over the last decade, this program has provided seed money to projects that have had a significant impact on the digital tools and services offered by libraries and museums. For example, they have supported work on digital forensics and born digital archival material , crowdsourcing transcription for special collections , exploring computational methods for identifying and describing content , and developing new methods for managing temporal metadata for collections .Read more
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
By Michele Farrell IMLS Senior Program Officer Jamie Markus, Wyoming State Librarian at the National Book Festival. Photo by Michele Farrel New Wyoming State Librarian Jamie Markus is a passionate, personable leader, and I had the chance to see his special brand of leadership in action when I...Read more