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From the Bench: New Blog Series Highlights the Work of Conservators

By Connie Bodner, Senior Museum Program Officer IMLS, the American Institute for Conservation, and Heritage Preservation, welcome you to a new blog series, “From the Bench.” Every day in museum, library, and private labs across the country, conservators go about … Continue reading

Posted in Collections Care/Preservation, From the Bench Series, Museums for America | 1 Comment

Role of Libraries and Workforce Development Highlighted in Washington D.C. Briefing

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS Last week we had a great opportunity to brief Washington policymakers about our partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA). We had a terrific panel of state and local … Continue reading

Posted in Director's Messages, Workforce Development/Job Assistance | 5 Comments

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