Reviewers for the IMLS
were impressed that the two-day conference will bring together specialists in metadata, information technology, and union cataloging, with preliminary work being done by experts through solicited papers.
and its co-operator, the American Association for State and Local History, will award a total of 3,000 free sets of the IMLS
Bookshelf by the end of 2009.
NEDCC has recently obtained IMLS
funding for a new conference on digital preservation, entitled Persistence of Memory: Stewardship of Digital Assets.
annually funds digital projects in several categories to various types and sizes of libraries and museums.
The grant to Cornell acknowledges the importance of the history of home economics with other grants the IMLS
has funded this year, such as for digitizing materials on historical and cultural aspects of the Virgin Islands, the era of the Louisiana Purchase, and political campaign biographies from the 1800s.
awarded $249,534 towards an existing early-learning program focusing on science and literature.
Treasures held by Worcester Polytechnic Institute will be preserved with help from the IMLS
Connecting to Collections Bookshelf, a core set of conservation books and online resources donated by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
An additional $9,975 was awarded for educational activities to disseminate results of the IMLS
conservation project to the public via the Internet, and to develop multidisciplinary curriculum activities for grades six through twelve.
com)-- The International MLS [IMLS
] has announced today the opening of The IMLS
Annual Agent/Brokers membership platform and has invited agents and brokers from across the USA to participate.
Along with experience in supporting collaborative projects to manage, preserve, and provide digital access to collections, IMLS
has significant expertise administering state-based library service programs that encourage planning and evaluation.
Last week, Congressman Fattah announced that the Free Library of Philadelphia was awarded a $500,000 National Leadership Grant from IMLS
These projects, part of an IMLS
initiative to support the goals of the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, were among those receiving National Leadership Grants (NLG) announced by IMLS