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ALA, Center for Library and Information Innovation receive grant to develop E-government Web resource for libraries

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded a $581,609 grant to the American Library Association (ALA) and the Center for Library and Information Innovation (CLII) of the University of Maryland’s iSchool to develop a Web resource to help libraries and governments better assist users with successfully engaging…

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MacArthur, IMLS announce plans to create 30 new learning labs

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) today announced plans to create 30 new youth learning labs in libraries and museums across the country. According to a statement released by IMLS, the project was inspired by an innovative new teen…

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Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration to offer webinars regarding collaboration with libraries

The Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration has announced two upcoming webinars related to collaboration with libraries as part of its new partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  July 19: This webinar will highlight promising state and local examples of workforce-library collaboration. Details to be announced on…

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The federal Department of Labor provides guidance to workforce agencies on partnering with libraries

The Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (ETA) officially encouraged its state and local workforce investment boards, state workforce agencies, and One-Stop Career Centers to partner with public libraries to extend their career and employment services to job seekers and unemployed workers. The ETA’s Training and Employment Notice (TEN)…

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Institute of Museum and Library Services and Department of Labor announce new partnership

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration held a press conference today at the Washington Convention Center during ALA’s Annual Conference to announce a new partnership that will help job seekers access employment and training services in public libraries. “Public…

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