Category Archives: 21st Century Skills

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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Crowd-sourcing Workshops for WebWise 2014

This blog was originally published on the WebWise 2014 blog. By Lisa Rhody Within hours of opening registration to IMLS grantees and the public, WebWise 2014 conferenceregistrants began submitting ideas for and voting on potential conference workshop offerings.  Once again, WebWise aims to … Continue reading

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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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