Category Archives: Collections Care/Preservation

Music to My Ears

By Michele Farrell Senior Library Program Office, IMLS On a recent site visit to the Florida Department of Libraries I met with Jody Norman, Director of the Florida Memory Program at the State Archives.  Her staff includes Katrina Harkness, Mark … Continue reading

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New Report Examines Impacts of C2C Statewide Planning Grants

By Tom Clareson, Senior Consultant for Digital & Preservation Services, LYRASIS, and Danielle Cunniff Plumer, DCPlumer Associates, L.L.C. As part of the IMLS Connecting to Collections (C2C) Initiative, fifty-seven U.S. states, commonwealths, and territories received Statewide Planning Grants from 2008 … Continue reading

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Taking the National Digital Platform for Libraries to the Next Level

By Trevor Owens, Senior Program Officer Emily Reynolds, Program Specialist Office of Library Services, IMLS At the end of April, an interdisciplinary group of experts on libraries and technology met at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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Remembering World War One: A Community Centered Approach to Commemoration

By Christine Pittsley Project Manager “Remembering World War One: Sharing History/Preserving Memories” Connecticut State Library As the centenary of America’s entry into World War One approaches, libraries and museums around the country are trying to figure out how to commemorate … Continue reading

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Digital News and Digital Libraries: Partnerships for Enduring Access

By Trevor Owens Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS I was thrilled to be able to participate in Dodging the Memory Hole II: An Action Assembly hosted at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Main Branch Public Library in Charlotte, North Carolina. The event … Continue reading

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