Category Archives: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

You just never know who’s going to drop by the IMLS booth in the exhibit hall!

By Kevin Cherry IMLS Senior Program Officer At ALA Midwinter in Dallas, IMLS Director Susan Hildreth got the opportunity to meet with University of Alabama and Wayne State University scholarship recipients from the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program-funded Project … Continue reading

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Project ENABLE: Breaking Down Barriers for Students with Disabilities

Renee Franklin Hill, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Syracuse University What happens when a program brings educators from all over New York State to learn strategies for providing information services to K-12 students with disabilities? A collaborative professional development experience like none … Continue reading

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It’s Not Speed Dating, but Poster Sessions Do Have Many Benefits

By Michele Farrell Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS I love poster sessions.  I can see what new ideas are being tried and have a quick word with the researcher.  Time is so tight at conferences and waiting to speak to … Continue reading

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Exhibit Booth Visits—ALA 2011!

Kevin Cherry Program Officer, IMLS One of the pleasures of being a program officer at IMLS is meeting with grant recipients. It is especially enjoyable, I think, when those grant recipients are scholarship students. Back in June of this year … Continue reading

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