Category Archives: Information Infrastructure/Systems/Workflows

Taking the National Digital Platform for Libraries to the Next Level

By Trevor Owens, Senior Program Officer Emily Reynolds, Program Specialist Office of Library Services, IMLS At the end of April, an interdisciplinary group of experts on libraries and technology met at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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Exposing Kid Makers to a Little Spark

By Shruti Varadharajan Maker Challenge Coordinator, Children’s Museum of Houston I carefully followed Leah, a Maker Corps Member, as she opened the door to the Chevron Maker Annex in The Children’s Museum of Houston, and the room immediately resembled a … Continue reading

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Read the First Four National Digital Platform Grant Proposals

By Trevor Owens Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS We recently announced the first series of awards addressing the national digital platform priority in the National Leadership Grants for Libraries program. This is both a strategic priority for the agency and … Continue reading

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Remembering Lincoln: Personal Stories about the Lincoln Assassination

By David McKenzie Digital Projects Manager Ford’s Theatre One hundred and fifty years ago this week, the renowned actor John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln as the president watched the comedy Our American Cousin at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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Museum, Library Investments in Digital are Paying Off

By Sarah Lutman Lutman & Associates During 2014, I spent time with museums, libraries, symphony orchestras, ballet companies, and other legacy cultural institutions to learn about their investments in digital media and to understand the impact these investments are having on … Continue reading

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