Category Archives: Research

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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Children Who Visit Museums Have Higher Achievement in Reading, Math, and Science

By Deanne W. Swan, Senior Statistician, IMLS Earlier this month I had the honor of representing IMLS in Philadelphia at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Researchers, policymakers, and practitioners gathered to share cutting-edge research that will … Continue reading

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