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Monday, October 17, 2016
By Ashley Sands Senior Program Officer, IMLS Office of Library Services IMLS recently announced 41 awards made through the National Leadership Grants for Libraries program (NLG), the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program (LB21), and Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries program (Sparks). Among...Read more
Friday, October 14, 2016
By Emily Reynolds Program Officer, IMLS Office of Library Services Clip of The Sun , (New York) December 20, 1908 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ IMLS recently announced 41 awards made through the National Leadership Grants for Libraries program (NLG), the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian...Read more
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Through the support of an IMLS grant, a group of organizations partnered to develop a training program on data and privacy literacy with hopes to positively impact library patrons.Read more
Friday, October 7, 2016
Christina Drummond Educopia Institute’s Director of Strategic Initiatives IMLS Senior Advisor Dr. Marvin D. Carr summarized earlier this month, “today’s museums, libraries, and archives are more than community anchor institutions that generate economic and societal community benefits; they build...Read more
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
Thursday, September 29, 2016
By Office of Museum Services Staff The Office of Museum Services recently published grant guidelines for the Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services program. This is part of a series of blogs highlighting the new grant guidelines and offering tips for applicants. Did you know IMLS offers a...Read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
By Office of Museum Services Staff The Office of Museum Services recently published grant guidelines for the FY2017 National Leadership Grants for Museums. This is part of a series of blogs highlighting the new grant guidelines and offering tips for applicants. Recently IMLS posted its 2017...Read more
Monday, September 26, 2016
By Office of Museum Services Staff The Office of Museum Services recently published grant guidelines for the FY2017 Museums for America grant. This is part of a series of blogs highlighting the new grant guidelines and offering tips for applicants. We are delighted that the official FY2017 Notice...Read more
Monday, September 26, 2016
By Dr. Sandra Toro IMLS Program Officer We are pleased to announce four STEMeX awards– the first of their kind for the agency – which fund research on informal educational approaches that make use of the knowledge and skills of community Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) experts...Read more

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