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The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for America's libraries and museums.
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An is helping , & other Midwest universities create an online database for academic resources. Using cloud technology, the project will expand access to open data sets to every research library in the country.
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Sarah Potvin 5h
One of my takeaways: wow, funds a dizzying array of work in digital libraries, and tilts us all closer towards an emphasis on collaboration, community, and public good. Incredibly grateful for the expertise and opportunities IMLS provides.
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How can community college libraries help raise their whole school's success rate? That's what 's new funded research study hopes to find out.
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IMLS Oct 18
The Nov. 1 deadline for IMLS's first Inspire! Grants for Small Museums is fast approaching! If you are from a small museum, this is an excellent opportunity to apply for funding to address priorities in your org's strategic plan.
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IMLS Oct 18
Do librarians have something to teach parents? "Librarians don’t tell you what you should be reading, or hover over you... They give you access to a diverse array of material, and help you follow your interests, whatever they might be."
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IMLS Oct 18
When libraries closed from lack of funding, some residents worked to reopen them, reports from Oregon. “It’s every library for themselves, and you don’t know where it’s going to lead,” said one library volunteer.
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IMLS Oct 17
An is helping at make educational materials and field trips more engaging for elementary school students studying Virginia history.
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YALSA Oct 16
What does effective continuing education for library staff look like? Find out in Part I of our new report, funded by & created in partnership with .
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IMLS Oct 16
As anyone who's been involved with one knows, data migrations are a lot of work. , an assistant profession at , is using funding to develop open source tools and best practices for researchers migrating digital collections.
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IMLS Oct 16
An is helping preserve Revolutionary War-era court records. Historical court records are important because they "often provide the only documentation of ordinary people, including those who were marginalized."
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IMLS Oct 15
If you are attending , here's your chance to chat with IMLS program officers.
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IMLS Oct 15
What is a museum, anyway? ponders whether we can define the term in a time when "established museums struggle to be less traditional, more user-friendly, more about experience and less about education."
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IMLS Oct 15
It all started as the senior project of a North Carolina School for the Deaf student. It's grown into an -funded initiative to record the school's history by scanning the old photos and recording the stories of community members and students.
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American Library Association Oct 12
Thanks to funding, students at are learning to develop streaming channels for video games. At , they're taking digital photo classes. And at Marion Carnegie Library, they're coding during makerspace club.
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IMLS Oct 12
A is helping preserve a major collection of Native American artifacts. Long used for scholarly research, "many artifacts are in non-archival cardboard boxes or brown paper bags used in the field, marked with notes in fading pencil."
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American Library Association Oct 12
Instead of reading gardening books, visitors to the will soon be able to get their hands dirty at a new community gardening and cooking initiative starting this winter, funded by an $8,000 grant from .
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IMLS Oct 12
Looking for creative ways to use social media in your library? If so, check out 's Instagram account. They are using Instagram Stories to reimagine classic works, such as The Yellow Wallpaper.
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FEMA Oct 9
As you wrap up last minute preparations for Hurricane , download the FEMA app so you can: ✔️ Get safety tips for every stage of the storm ✔️ Look up emergency shelter locations ✔️ Sign up for localized weather alerts (up to 5 locations). 📲
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IMLS Oct 9
An grant is helping upgrade their storage. Or as this article puts it: "the museum equivalent of swapping out an old wooden dresser with sticky drawers for a well-designed walk-in closet."
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IMLS Oct 9
Not too late to sign up! Learn more about the new Supercharged Storytimes curriculum in today's webinar.
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