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

Setting an Agenda to Advance Learning in Libraries

By Tim Carrigan Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS In May, a group of thought leaders met at the Kansas City Public Library in Kansas City, Missouri, for an IMLS Focus convening on the subject of learning in libraries.  The event … Continue reading

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Games & Learning Conference

By Lauren Hays Instructional and Research Librarian MidAmerica Nazarene University On Friday, July 31, the Center for Games & Learning at MidAmerica Nazarene University hosted a Games & Learning Conference.  It was a fantastic day!  You can read one attendee’s … Continue reading

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Digital Archival Research and Education

By Trevor Owens, Senior Program Officer Emily Reynolds, Program Specialist Office of Library Services, IMLS Recently, the two of us were thrilled to attend and participate in the Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI), hosted by the University of Maryland, … Continue reading

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Convening Communities for Good: On the Frontier of 3D Printing for Accessible Education

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted by the Benetech’s Blog. To view the original post, click here. By Lisa Wadors Verne, Program Manager, Education Research and Partnerships for Benetech Labs and Global Literacy The rise of 3D printing technology and its increasing … Continue reading

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