Category Archives: Partnerships

Director Hildreth Signs “Declaration of Learning”

IMLS Director Susan Hildreth joined the leaders of several other federal agencies and service organizations in the Ben Franklin Room of the U.S. State Department Wednesday to sign a “Declaration of Learning” statement in a ceremony with Secretary of State Hillary … Continue reading

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Ready for Back-to-School? Begin the Year as a Connected Educator!

Libraries and museums have long had a part to play in learning in the digital age. IMLS-supported institutions and organizations play a crucial role in the educational ecosystem within their communities and within a larger national context of formal and … Continue reading

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Public Libraries, American Job Centers, and Digital Literacy

Together America’s public libraries and American Job Centers are teaching digital skills that are essential for job searches and more. By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS Earlier this week, I joined U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, and … Continue reading

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The Wing: At Home in an Era of Global Participatory Culture

By Beth Takekawa, Executive Director The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience Hot off the presses is the IMLS publication “Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture!” Scrolling through the pages produced a flood of … Continue reading

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