Category Archives: National Leadership Grants

Setting an Agenda to Advance Learning in Libraries

By Tim Carrigan Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS In May, a group of thought leaders met at the Kansas City Public Library in Kansas City, Missouri, for an IMLS Focus convening on the subject of learning in libraries.  The event … Continue reading

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Digital Archival Research and Education

By Trevor Owens, Senior Program Officer Emily Reynolds, Program Specialist Office of Library Services, IMLS Recently, the two of us were thrilled to attend and participate in the Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI), hosted by the University of Maryland, … Continue reading

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Taking the National Digital Platform for Libraries to the Next Level

By Trevor Owens, Senior Program Officer Emily Reynolds, Program Specialist Office of Library Services, IMLS At the end of April, an interdisciplinary group of experts on libraries and technology met at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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