Category Archives: 21st Century Skills

IMLS and Partners Present Financial Education and Citizenship Webinars

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS I’m excited to tell you about two new federal partnerships that will enhance the work of public libraries as providers of e-government services. Our partnerships with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and with the … Continue reading

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Millions of Moments of Discovery: US2020 Launches City Competition

By Max Milder Fellow, US2020 Enter a classroom anywhere in the U.S. today, and you will likely encounter a scene that could easily have fit in two or three decades ago. Students are sitting at desks. Teachers are using whiteboards and … Continue reading

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Digital Inclusion: Whose Job Is It?

By Angela Siefer Digital Inclusion Program Manager at OCLC’s WebJunction Libraries are essential providers of digital literacy training and public access. As it continues to evolve in our increasingly digital society, the library’s role as a community anchor institution becomes more … Continue reading

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