Monthly Archives: June 2013

AAHC Forum: A Dream Becomes Reality

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 … Continue reading

Posted in African American History and Culture Forum Series, Collections Care/Preservation, Conservation Assessment Program, Museum Assessment Program, Museum Grants for African American History and Culture, Workforce Development/Job Assistance | Comments Off

Student-Designed Apps Address Real University Research Needs

By David Ward Associate Professor, Undergraduate Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign How would college students design library software if they were in charge? This was a fundamental question we asked as part of our IMLS National Leadership Grant project, … Continue reading

Posted in Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), National Leadership Grants, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) | 3 Comments

Pilot Project Serves Free Summer Lunch to Kids in Libraries

This blog was originally posted on the HealthyCal blog. By Lily Dayton California Health Report After working at the Oakland Public Library (OPL) for over 15 years, branch manager Pete Villaseñor has grown accustomed to kids hanging out in the … Continue reading

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AAHC Forum: Collections Management Initiatives: Big Things Are Happening at the Harvey B. Gantt Center

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 … Continue reading

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