Monthly Archives: March 2013

Feeling at Home at Park View High School Starts in the Library

By Eleanor Greene Intern, IMLS You’ll see some unexpected things if you visit the Park View High School Library Media Center in the morning before school starts. Students play instruments in a multicultural jam session as others finish projects and print … Continue reading

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AAHC Forum: Digital Preservation of Jazz Film Creates a Unique Internship Experience

This post is a part of the AAHC Forum. In the coming months we will invite current and past grantees to contribute their project experiences via blog posts on our UpNext Blog and then ask you to respond through the AAHC … Continue reading

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The Important Role of Libraries in the Hours After School

This blog was originally published on the Afterschool Snack blog. By Jen Rinehart Afterschool Alliance In my 10 years with the Afterschool Alliance, there hadn’t really been any conferences that dealt specifically with how libraries are providing expanded learning opportunities for kids … Continue reading

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Helping Develop a Visitor-Centered Museum

By Rod Cofield Acting Director, Historic London Town and Gardens On a late September morning in 2011 I learned that I would be in charge of a 3-year project consisting of 4 workshops per year for front-line museum volunteers and staff. … Continue reading

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