Category Archives: Education Support

How to Boost Your Creativity

By Michele Farrell and Timothy Owens Senior Library Program Officers, IMLS We recently had the good fortune to participate in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) workshop for librarians at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond. Sponsored by … Continue reading

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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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