Category Archives: Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy)

Wrapping Up a Year of State Library Interviews

By Teri DeVoe Program Officer, IMLS Over the past year, the UpNext Blog has featured dozens of interviews with state librarians on priorities for their IMLS Grants to States funds. These annual population-based grants reflect the broad legislative purposes of … Continue reading

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Libraries and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

This article is cross-posted on the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education blog hosted by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Labor blog.  Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, U.S. Department of Labor Johan … Continue reading

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Interview: Kansas State Library

IMLS staff interviewed state librarians to discuss how their new five-year plans for LSTA Grants to States funds (2013-2017) differ from their past plans (2008-2012), and how they see the needs of library users in their states changing and evolving. … Continue reading

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The POWRR of Digital Preservation

By Jaime Schumacher Director of the Digital POWRR Project Northern Illinois University collaborated with a board of advisors and partner libraries at Chicago State University, Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Western Illinois University to launch the Digital POWRR Project … Continue reading

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