Category Archives: National Leadership Grants

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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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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