Category Archives: Director’s Messages

A Year of Action

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS In his fifth State of the Union Address on January 28, President Obama called on the nation to make 2014 a year of action. He said, “I believe this can be a breakthrough year for … Continue reading

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Promising Developments in Accessible Publishing

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS  At IMLS, we are extremely encouraged by recent efforts in the public and private sectors to make published materials accessible to individuals who are blind or otherwise print-disabled. At last week’s mid-winter meeting of … Continue reading

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Thanks for a Great Year!

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS As we start the new year and look back on accomplishments in 2013, it is clear to me that the success of IMLS rests on the shoulders of thousands of people in neighborhoods across America … 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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