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Mark Your Calendars for WebWise Reprise! Live Webinars Coming in June

IMLS, along with Heritage Preservation, is presenting two live webinar events based on the WebWise 2012 conference: Sharing Public History Work: Crowdsourcing Data Ben Brumfield and Sharon Leon Thursday, June 14, 2012, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EDT Oral History in the … Continue reading

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Let’s Move! Museums & Gardens Success Story: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Since the May 2011 launch of Let’s Move! Museums & Gardens, we’ve been receiving success stories and examples of exhibits and activities taking place in museums and gardens across the country. One recently launched exhibit is a fine representation of … Continue reading

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Summer Learning is Important to Student Success

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS In the coming days and weeks, millions of K-12 students will celebrate the end of the school year, but behind the celebration are some pretty grim statistics. Not all of these students will have equal … Continue reading

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Museums and Libraries Can Promote 21st Century Skills

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS Since our Museums, Libraries and 21st Century Skills initiative was launched in 2009 we have been inspired by the stories of many libraries and museums that are taking action to become 21st century institutions. They … Continue reading

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