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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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Maryland’s iSchool to Launch Survey and Online Community for School District Library Supervisors

By Jeffrey DiScala, PhD Candidate College of Information Studies, University of Maryland We are excited to share the latest news about our research concerning school library supervisors at the district level. In July 2011, a research team at the University of … Continue reading

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How bad is it? Researchers Identify Common Digitization Blunders

By Paul Conway, PhD, Associate Professor School of Information at the University of Michigan Made possible with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, HathiTrust is the test bed for research into … Continue reading

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