Category Archives: Workforce Development/Job Assistance

Interview: State Library of Ohio

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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NTIA Releases 3 Case Studies Examining Impact of Broadband Grants Program on Connecting Libraries

Cross-posted with permission from the NTIA Blog “Without broadband, they can’t get jobs, and it’s as simple as that.” – Georgetown Job Center Coordinator (Delaware Department of Libraries BTOP PCC Project) In 2010, as part of the Broadband Technology Opportunities … Continue reading

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Share What You Know About Adult Literacy: Libraries Invited to Provide Input

A Joint OVAE-IMLS UpNext Blog Post By Heidi Silver-Pacuilla Team Leader, Applied Innovation and Improvement Division of Adult Education and Literacy Office of Vocational and Adult Education U.S. Department of Education Results from the latest international study of adult skills, Programme … Continue reading

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Career Resources for Young People

This is a cross-post from the OCLC WebJunction.  You can find the original blog post here. By Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration With the youth unemployment rate hovering around 16 percent, there’s a national need for resources that help … Continue reading

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