Monthly Archives: December 2013

What is the Library of the Future?

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS EDITOR’S NOTE:   The original blog included incorrect information in the third paragraph. This posting includes corrected information.   I was intrigued by the results of the new study released this month by the Pew Center for … Continue reading

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Crowd-sourcing Workshops for WebWise 2014

This blog was originally published on the WebWise 2014 blog. By Lisa Rhody Within hours of opening registration to IMLS grantees and the public, WebWise 2014 conferenceregistrants began submitting ideas for and voting on potential conference workshop offerings.  Once again, WebWise aims to … Continue reading

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Growing an Early Literacy Initiative in Wisconsin

By Tessa Michaelson Schmidt Public Library Youth and Special Services Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Early literacy reading programs have deep roots in Wisconsin public libraries; librarians have been offering story times for young children for decades. In 2013, an … Continue reading

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Film Forward: Furthering Cultural Understanding

By Christopher Reich Senior Advisor, Office of Museum Services IMLS I recently had an opportunity meet the filmmakers who will be featured as part of Film Forward this year and learn more about their films. What an amazing experience to … Continue reading

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State Library Guidebook: Support for Digital Literacy in Public Libraries

Ed note: This blog was originally posted on WebJunction. You can find the original blog post here.  This digital literacy guidebook was created under a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and is designed for state libraries … Continue reading

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