Category Archives: Economic/Community Development

“US Ignite” Highlights Library and Museum Potential for High-Speed Broadband Applications

Last week, the White House announced the new US Ignite Partnership (www.us-ignite.org) which will create a national network of communities and campuses with ultra-fast, programmable broadband services, operating at speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second. This network will … Continue reading

Posted in Broadband, Economic/Community Development, Information Infrastructure/Systems/Workflows, Workforce Development/Job Assistance | 1 Comment

IMLS on YouTube: Chicago Botanic Garden Gives Students Valuable Job Skills

IMLS now has its own YouTube Channel! From time to time we will use this space to draw your attention to a  video on our channel that provides an example of what’s working in museums and libraries. First up is … Continue reading

Posted in Afterschool/Out-of-School, Economic/Community Development, Museums for America, Workforce Development/Job Assistance | 1 Comment