Category Archives: 21st Century Skills

Remembering Lincoln: Personal Stories about the Lincoln Assassination

By David McKenzie Digital Projects Manager Ford’s Theatre One hundred and fifty years ago this week, the renowned actor John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln as the president watched the comedy Our American Cousin at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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Museum, Library Investments in Digital are Paying Off

By Sarah Lutman Lutman & Associates During 2014, I spent time with museums, libraries, symphony orchestras, ballet companies, and other legacy cultural institutions to learn about their investments in digital media and to understand the impact these investments are having on … Continue reading

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Be Smart: Check the Background of Your Financial Professional During CFTC’s SmartCheck℠ Week

By Joshua Bailes Consumer Content Specialist U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Ed note: As a part of Financial Literacy month, IMLS is sharing financial education tools and best practices with the public library field. Click here for more information about … Continue reading

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What’s Up with Seed Catalogs in BHL?

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the Biodiversity Heritage Library blog. To view the original post, click here.  We’ve spent a fun-filled week exploring the history, art, and science of gardening with our Garden Stories event. Seed and nursery catalogs and lists … Continue reading

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