Category Archives: National Leadership Grants

The Dividends of Digitization Investments—A Reflection

By Judy Ruttenberg Program Director, Association of Research Libraries Today the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and Ithaka S+R, a nonprofit research and consulting group, released Searching for Sustainability: Strategies from Eight Digitized Special Collections. The report was funded by … Continue reading

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In Brooklyn, Building and Strengthening Community Through Listening

By Hillary Richard Project Coordinator, Building Strong Community Networks Building Strong Community Networks (BSCN) is an action-research project aimed at meeting community needs through collaboration. Our partnership—the Heart of Brooklyn—is a consortium of cultural institutions in central Brooklyn: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Mismatch Between Graduates’ Information Skills and Employers’ Needs

By Alison J. Head Founder and Director, Project Information Literacy Last year as part of an IMLS planning grant study awarded to Project Information Literacy (PIL), our research team at the University of Washington’s Information School discovered a pattern about how … Continue reading

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Student-Designed Apps Address Real University Research Needs

By David Ward Associate Professor, Undergraduate Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign How would college students design library software if they were in charge? This was a fundamental question we asked as part of our IMLS National Leadership Grant project, … Continue reading

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