Author Archives: mheintz

New Report Examines Impacts of C2C Statewide Planning Grants

By Tom Clareson, Senior Consultant for Digital & Preservation Services, LYRASIS, and Danielle Cunniff Plumer, DCPlumer Associates, L.L.C. As part of the IMLS Connecting to Collections (C2C) Initiative, fifty-seven U.S. states, commonwealths, and territories received Statewide Planning Grants from 2008 … Continue reading

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Taking the National Digital Platform for Libraries to the Next Level

By Trevor Owens, Senior Program Officer Emily Reynolds, Program Specialist Office of Library Services, IMLS At the end of April, an interdisciplinary group of experts on libraries and technology met at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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Remembering World War One: A Community Centered Approach to Commemoration

By Christine Pittsley Project Manager “Remembering World War One: Sharing History/Preserving Memories” Connecticut State Library As the centenary of America’s entry into World War One approaches, libraries and museums around the country are trying to figure out how to commemorate … Continue reading

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Quick Ideas for Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the ADA this July

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted by the WI Libraries for Everyone blog. To view the original post, click here.  Guest post by Katherine Schneider, Ph.D., Senior Psychologist, Emerita at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. This July the nation will observe the … Continue reading

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