Author Archives: mheintz

Libraries = Education: A Game-Changing Vision

By Valerie Gross President & CEO, Howard County Library System Imagine my delight when ALA invited me to attend President Obama’s “ConnectED to the Future” in November. It was my honor to sit in a reserved seat next to IMLS … Continue reading

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StoryCorps Interview: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Each year, select museums and libraries with outstanding records of community service receive the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries. Beginning with the 2009 awardees, personal … Continue reading

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Good News from Washington, D.C.

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS The past two weeks have been busy ones for IMLS. We have been following three new developments in Washington, D.C. that will impact the work of U.S. libraries and museums for months and years … Continue reading

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