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

Taking Note: More Resources for Arts Data-Miners

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the National Endowment for the Arts’ Art Works blog. To view the original post, click here.  By Sunil Iyengar NEA Director of Research & Analysis The nation’s museums and libraries are taking prodigious steps to bring … Continue reading

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Continuing the Library and Museum Open Data Conversation

By Maria Raviele, PhD, Evaluation Officer Justin Grimes, Statistician Trevor Owens, Senior Library Program Officer Institute of Museum and Library Services As part of the launch of data.imls.gov, the agency’s new open data catalog, a cohort of about 30 data … Continue reading

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Maker Movement Takes Over Pittsburgh

By Peter Wardrip, Learning Scientist and Lisa Brahms, Director of Learning and Research Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh On January 27th and 28th, the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and IMLS co-hosted a convening of library and museum professionals from across the … Continue reading

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StoryCorps Interview: Chicago Public Library

Each year, select museums and libraries with outstanding records of community service receive the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries. IMLS signed a cooperative agreement … Continue reading

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Adult New Computer Users: A Glimpse into the Learner Path

By Gloria Jacobs, Jill Castek, Andrew Pizzolato, Elizabeth Withers, and Kimberly Pendell Literacy, Language & Technology Research Group Portland State University Over the past three years, with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Literacy, Language, … Continue reading

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