Category Archives: 21st Century Skills

NTIA Brings Broadband Opportunities to Alaska

Ed note: This is a cross post of the NTIA Blog. Click here to see the original post. By Anne Neville Director, State Broadband Initiative Last week, I traveled to Anchorage for the annual economic summit hosted by the Southwest Alaska … Continue reading

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Connected Communities in an Age of Digital Learning

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS Last week I had the pleasure of participating in a panel at the New America Foundation that focused on reports from libraries and schools across the country that they do not have necessary broadband … Continue reading

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Anchoring Communities at WebWise 2014

By Robert Horton Associate Deputy Director for Library Services, IMLS IMLS’s annual WebWise conference returned to Baltimore in 2014, hosting plenary speakers, workshops, and an unconference from February 10-12. The theme was “Anchoring Communities,” and the goal was to provide … Continue reading

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Share What You Know About Adult Literacy: Libraries Invited to Provide Input

A Joint OVAE-IMLS UpNext Blog Post By Heidi Silver-Pacuilla Team Leader, Applied Innovation and Improvement Division of Adult Education and Literacy Office of Vocational and Adult Education U.S. Department of Education Results from the latest international study of adult skills, Programme … Continue reading

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