Category Archives: Education Support

Anchoring Communities at WebWise 2014

By Robert Horton Associate Deputy Director for Library Services, IMLS IMLS’s annual WebWise conference returned to Baltimore in 2014, hosting plenary speakers, workshops, and an unconference from February 10-12. The theme was “Anchoring Communities,” and the goal was to provide … Continue reading

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At the Washington Celebration of National Digital Learning Day

By Mary Alice Ball Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS I was excited to attend the third annual Digital Learning Day organized by the Alliance for Excellent Education and held at the Library of Congress on the 18th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Thank you Chairman Wheeler!

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS Today the nation marks Digital Learning Day. In events in Washington, D.C., and across the country, we are celebrating opportunities for digital learning to help students prepare for success in college, their careers, and life. … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Toolkit: A One-Stop Shop for Financial Aid Resources

By James Lonergan Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid recently launched a new website called the Financial Aid Toolkit. Who is the Financial Aid Toolkit for? The toolkit is for librarians; … Continue reading

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Bringing NASA Science Directly to Your Museum and Library

By Laura K. Lincoln Communication Coordinator, NASA’s Space Place NASA’s iconic images of planets, far-off galaxies, and even our own Earth have the ability to inspire young and old alike. The visual aspect of space exploration is perhaps its most compelling element. … Continue reading

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