Monthly Archives: March 2014

Training for Librarians in Florida Tackles Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Nancy Everhart Director, PALM Center School of Information, Florida State University Though parents of children with autism spectrum disorders would love to give their kids the opportunities afforded by public libraries, they are sometimes hesitant to take them to public … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy) | 2 Comments

Pioneer Sunday at UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures

By Brandon Anioł Educational Specialist, UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures Spring break is an exciting way to greet the prospect of warmer weather. In San Antonio, Texas, the Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC) is encouraging visitors to discover the roots … Continue reading

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Letting the Sun Shine In: How Open Data Furthers Open Government

By Maria Raviele Evaluation Officer, IMLS This week marks Sunshine Week, celebrating the importance of both open government and open information.  At IMLS, we believe that open government and transparency are essential to ensuring the success of the agency’s mission. … Continue reading

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Digital Badging: An opportunity for libraries and museums

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS From that scouting badge to a high school diploma to a certificate for continuing education credits, most of us have been collecting physical artifacts that recognize our achievements throughout our lives. As more and … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Education Support, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy) | 2 Comments

NTIA Brings Broadband Opportunities to Alaska

Ed note: This is a cross post of the NTIA Blog. Click here to see the original post. By Anne Neville Director, State Broadband Initiative Last week, I traveled to Anchorage for the annual economic summit hosted by the Southwest Alaska … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Broadband, Economic/Community Development, Health, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), Lifelong learning/ Intergenerational | Comments Off