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

Crowd-sourcing Workshops for WebWise 2014

This blog was originally published on the WebWise 2014 blog. By Lisa Rhody Within hours of opening registration to IMLS grantees and the public, WebWise 2014 conferenceregistrants began submitting ideas for and voting on potential conference workshop offerings.  Once again, WebWise aims to … Continue reading

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State Library Guidebook: Support for Digital Literacy in Public Libraries

Ed note: This blog was originally posted on WebJunction. You can find the original blog post here.  This digital literacy guidebook was created under a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and is designed for state libraries … Continue reading

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Bringing Oral Histories to Life at the National WWII Museum

By Lindsey Barnes Senior Archivist/Digital Projects Manager, National WWII Museum Many interpretative institutions today increasingly make use of narratives, storytelling, and the personal experiences of historical and everyday figures to educate their visitors. At the National WWII Museum, we use … Continue reading

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IMLS and Partners Present Financial Education and Citizenship Webinars

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS I’m excited to tell you about two new federal partnerships that will enhance the work of public libraries as providers of e-government services. Our partnerships with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and with the … Continue reading

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Hang Out, Mess Around, and Geek Out at the UA GeoTech Lab

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on TCS Tech. To view the original post, click here. By Laren Hammonds Teacher, Rock Quarry Middle School As an aspiring archaeologist in middle school and high school, I spent many a sweltering week on the … Continue reading

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