Category Archives: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

Digital Inclusion: Whose Job Is It?

By Angela Siefer Digital Inclusion Program Manager at OCLC’s WebJunction Libraries are essential providers of digital literacy training and public access. As it continues to evolve in our increasingly digital society, the library’s role as a community anchor institution becomes more … Continue reading

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Looking for Research Data Stories?

Editor’s Note: This year the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy directed agencies that make research grants to develop plans to increase access to federally funded scientific research and to improve the management of research data.  The management … Continue reading

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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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