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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The Office of Museum Services recently held a convening with several Museum Studies programs to engage in a conversation with individual experts from this field.Read more
Friday, October 21, 2016
By Trevor Owens 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
Thursday, October 20, 2016
IMLS supports a number of projects engaging community archives and building infrastructure for inclusive digital collections.Read more
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
By Trevor Owens Senior Program Officer, IMLS Office of Library Services Image of a “Wi-Fi” symbol. Photo by Chris Oakley. 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!...Read more
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

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