Category Archives: National Leadership Grants

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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Learning Space Toolkit: A Resource for Designing and Sustaining Technology-Rich Informal Learning Spaces

By Kristin Antelman Project Director, Learning Space Toolkit The Learning Space Toolkit is a freely available resource designed to support the full lifecycle of an informal learning space design project, from defining the goals and needs to designing the space to … Continue reading

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Digital Public Library of America Hosts its First Appfest

Mary Barnett, Social Media Coordinator Chattanooga Public Library 4thfloorchatt@gmail.com 4thfloor.chattlibrary.org Peter Murray, Assistant Director Technology Services Development LYRASIS   The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)’s first Appfest took place in Chattanooga, Tennessee, last month inside the city public library’s … Continue reading

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National Leadership Grant Video: Rochester Institute of Technology Preserving Inkjet Prints

By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor In this video interview, Senior Research Scientist Daniel Burge explains IMLS-funded research that shows that inkjet prints are more susceptible than other prints to damage from airborne pollutants. Now his research is focused on finding the … Continue reading

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