Monthly Archives: April 2014

Interview: State Library of Ohio

IMLS staff interviewed state librarians to discuss how their new five-year plans for LSTA Grants to States funds (2013-2017) differ from their past plans (2008-2012) and how they see the needs of library users in their states changing and evolving. … Continue reading

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Interview: Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records

IMLS staff interviewed state librarians to discuss how their new five-year plans for LSTA Grants to States funds (2013-2017) differ from their past plans (2008-2012) and how they see the needs of library users in their states changing and evolving. … Continue reading

Posted in Afterschool/Out-of-School, Early Learning, Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), State Librarian Interviews | 1 Comment

Children Who Visit Museums Have Higher Achievement in Reading, Math, and Science

By Deanne W. Swan, Senior Statistician, IMLS Earlier this month I had the honor of representing IMLS in Philadelphia at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Researchers, policymakers, and practitioners gathered to share cutting-edge research that will … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Afterschool/Out-of-School, Early Learning, Education Support, Lifelong learning/ Intergenerational, Research, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) | 3 Comments

NTIA Releases 3 Case Studies Examining Impact of Broadband Grants Program on Connecting Libraries

Cross-posted with permission from the NTIA Blog “Without broadband, they can’t get jobs, and it’s as simple as that.” – Georgetown Job Center Coordinator (Delaware Department of Libraries BTOP PCC Project) In 2010, as part of the Broadband Technology Opportunities … Continue reading

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