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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

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National Leadership Grant Video: San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts’ Center for Creative Energy

By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor In this video interview, Curator of Education Megan DiRienzo describes the Center for Creative Energy, a partnership among the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, the Upper Colorado River Authority, and the local school district. It’s a … Continue reading

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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

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Searching for the Hidden Structures of Serifs, Mathematician Finds New Career Path

By  James P. Ascher,  Assistant Professor of Rare Books and Assistant Professor of English, University of Colorado The IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant came at a crucial time for me professionally. As an undergraduate, I frequently found myself … Continue reading

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