Author Archives: mheintz

The POWRR of Digital Preservation

By Jaime Schumacher Director of the Digital POWRR Project Northern Illinois University collaborated with a board of advisors and partner libraries at Chicago State University, Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Western Illinois University to launch the Digital POWRR Project … Continue reading

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Nation’s Museums and Libraries Feed Minds and Bodies this Summer

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the USDA blog. To view the original post, click here. By Tony Craddock, Jr. Program Analyst USDA Food and Nutrition Service Libraries remain a part of the fiber of American communities, with over 123,000 operating across … Continue reading

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A Comprehensive Strategy to Strengthen STEM Learning Must Include Libraries and Museums

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS Quality STEM education is important for the nation as a whole and for individual citizens. A robust and capable STEM workforce is crucial to United States competiveness. Research links STEM educa­tion to the future … Continue reading

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