Category Archives: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

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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One Good Thing Leads to Another: Santa Ana Public Library Builds on IMLS Grant

By Heather Folmar, Library Services Manager Santa Ana Public Library The excitement generated by the decision of IMLS to award a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant to the Santa Ana Public Library was enormous. We began to look for ways … Continue reading

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See you in Anaheim

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS Librarians from across the country will be gathering this week in Anaheim, California, for the annual meeting of the American Library Association (ALA). The library community faces big questions about how to keep their services … Continue reading

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