Monthly Archives: June 2012

See you in Anaheim

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS Librarians from across the country will be gathering this week in Anaheim, California, for the annual meeting of the American Library Association (ALA). The library community faces big questions about how to keep their services … Continue reading

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National Leadership Grant Video: Colonial Williamsburg

By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor In this video interview, Lisa Fischer of Colonial Williamsburg and Worthy Martin of the University of Virginia, talk about “Virtual Williamsburg,” a 3-D model of the town showing how it looked in 1776. The project … Continue reading

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National Medal Video: Alachua County Library District

By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor The Alachua County Library District in Gainesville, Florida, was one of ten winners of the 2011 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. In this video interview, Director Shaney T. Livingston and frequent library user Lenor Krome … Continue reading

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National Leadership Grant Video: San Diego and Memphis Zoos

By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor At a convening of IMLS National Leadership Grant (NLG) museum recipients in April, I spoke with several people about their NLG-funded projects. We will periodically post a video from this collection here on UpNext and … Continue reading

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