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School libraries need your help

The U.S. Department of Education is looking for peer reviewers for a possible school library grant competition this summer. The federal agency is seeking school librarians, educators, literacy specialists, administrators, digital media education specialists, college or university educators and researchers

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15 Museums, Libraries Nominated National Medals

The Institute of Museum and Library Services recently nominated 15 exemplary libraries for National Medals for their service to their communities. In its 20th year, the National Medal is the nation’s highest honor conferred on libraries and museums, and celebrates

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Apply now: Library of Congress offering $150,000 for literacy award

The Library of Congress Center for the Book is now accepting applications for its 2014 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program, an award that honors three organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in the United States and

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Call for Nominations: Robert L. Oakley Memorial Scholarship

Librarians interested in intellectual property, public policy and copyright have until March 1, 2013, to apply for the Robert L. Oakley Memorial Scholarship. The annual $1,000 scholarship, which was developed by the American Library Association and the Library Copyright Alliance,

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Provide digital literacy training? PLA seeks input from practitioners in their online survey

Does your library provide digital literacy training or support to your patrons?  Where do you go for resources?  What kinds of resources do you need or do you have some favorite websites you’d recommend to others? These are the type

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