Category Archives: 21st Century Skills

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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Taking Note: More Resources for Arts Data-Miners

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the National Endowment for the Arts’ Art Works blog. To view the original post, click here.  By Sunil Iyengar NEA Director of Research & Analysis The nation’s museums and libraries are taking prodigious steps to bring … Continue reading

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Continuing the Library and Museum Open Data Conversation

By Maria Raviele, PhD, Evaluation Officer Justin Grimes, Statistician Trevor Owens, Senior Library Program Officer Institute of Museum and Library Services As part of the launch of data.imls.gov, the agency’s new open data catalog, a cohort of about 30 data … Continue reading

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