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Ready for Back-to-School? Begin the Year as a Connected Educator!

Libraries and museums have long had a part to play in learning in the digital age. IMLS-supported institutions and organizations play a crucial role in the educational ecosystem within their communities and within a larger national context of formal and … Continue reading

Posted in Afterschool/Out-of-School, Education Support, Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), Workforce Development/Job Assistance | Comments Off

Preserving Our Present: Sacramento Teens Share Their Stories

Cross-posted from an article by Chris Shannon on It is no secret Sacramento’s north area has many stories to tell and local historians are taking note. The surprise is the age of the chroniclers. Thanks to a partnership with … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Afterschool/Out-of-School, Cultural Heritage/Sustainability, Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies | 1 Comment

Museum Program Changes

By Claudia French Deputy Director for Museums, IMLS This year, we at the IMLS Office of Museum Services took a fresh look at our grant guidelines and categories with an eye toward making the grant application process easier and more … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Museum Professionals, Conservation Project Support, Museums for America, National Leadership Grants | 6 Comments

The Wing: At Home in an Era of Global Participatory Culture

By Beth Takekawa, Executive Director The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience Hot off the presses is the IMLS publication “Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture!” Scrolling through the pages produced a flood of … Continue reading

Posted in Global Awareness, Salzburg Global Seminar | Comments Off