Category Archives: Research

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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IMLS and Open Government Initiatives

By Maura Marx Acting Director, IMLS Transparency, participation, and collaboration form the cornerstone of an open government. We consider these principles critical to the mission of the Institute of Museum and Library Services. And we have built a strong foundation … Continue reading

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The Museum Universe Data File: A New Release and Update on Progress

By Carlos Manjarrez, Director of Planning, Research and Evaluation, IMLS In April 2014, the Institute of Museum and Library Services released the Museum Universe Data File. It was an important step for the agency, signaling the first time we provided … Continue reading

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Visionary Evaluation for a Sustainable, Equitable Future

By Matthew Birnbaum Senior Evaluation Officer, IMLS I had the privilege of participating in the 28th annual conference of the American Evaluation Association (AEA) in Denver, October 15-18. Attracting thousands of domestic and international evaluators from education, government, nonprofit organizations and private … Continue reading

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