Category Archives: Grant Programs

Music to My Ears

By Michele Farrell Senior Library Program Office, IMLS On a recent site visit to the Florida Department of Libraries I met with Jody Norman, Director of the Florida Memory Program at the State Archives.  Her staff includes Katrina Harkness, Mark … Continue reading

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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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