Category Archives: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

Project ENABLE: Building Capacity for Meeting the Library & Information Needs of PreK-12 Students with Disabilities

By Ruth V. Small Director, Project ENABLE With great excitement, we announce the launch of the Project ENABLE (Expanding Nondiscriminatory Access By Librarians Everywhere) training website, made possible by Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grants from the Institute of Museum … Continue reading

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A More Powerful School Library Catalogue

Marcia A. Mardis Florida State University It seems like just a few months ago that I received the exciting news that my Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Early Career Researcher Grant, Digital Libraries to School Libraries, was funded in … Continue reading

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Things are Going SWIM-ingly Out West

By Kevin Cherry, Former IMLS Senior Program Officer In 2009, the IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program awarded a grant to the Montana State Library, partnering with state library agencies in South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho and the University of … Continue reading

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Searching for the Hidden Structures of Serifs, Mathematician Finds New Career Path

By  James P. Ascher,  Assistant Professor of Rare Books and Assistant Professor of English, University of Colorado The IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant came at a crucial time for me professionally. As an undergraduate, I frequently found myself … Continue reading

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Maryland’s iSchool to Launch Survey and Online Community for School District Library Supervisors

By Jeffrey DiScala, PhD Candidate College of Information Studies, University of Maryland We are excited to share the latest news about our research concerning school library supervisors at the district level. In July 2011, a research team at the University of … Continue reading

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