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Senate HELP Committee on a roll, taking up Hildreth nomination and LSTA

It may be a lame duck Congress, but there is news from the Senate for the library community today. This morning the Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee reported S.3984, the Museum and Library Services Act of 2010, from committee with unanimous consent. The bill includes the Library Services…

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IMLS holds ceremony for new members of the National Museum and Library Services Board

Contact: Jenni Terry Press Officer ALA Washington Office (202) 628-8410  For Immediate Release October 18, 2010  Washington, D.C. — The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) today held the Oath of Office Ceremony for the new members of the National Museum and Library Services Board. The ceremony was officiated…

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President nominates former Public Library Association president for IMLS director

Contact: Jenni Terry Press Officer ALA Washington Office (202) 628-8410 For Immediate Release September 30, 2010   Washington, D.C. — President Obama announced his nominations for key administration posts yesterday including Susan H. Hildreth for director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  Hildreth is currently the city librarian of…

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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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