July 28, 2021

IMLS Seeks Input on Proposed Framework for Digitally Inclusive Communities

From the Institute for Museum and Library Services: The Institute of Museum and Library Services, working together with the International City and County Management Association and the University of Washington Information School, is seeking public input on its proposed framework for Building Digitally Inclusive Communities. The framework is intended to help community leaders convene community discussions […]

"Academic Libraries Expand Their Publishing Services, but With Limited Resources" by Jennifer Howard

From Jennifer Howard’s Article in The Chronicle of Higher Education: Publishing services offered by academic libraries are “expanding and professionalizing,” says a new report based on a survey of library directors at research and liberal-arts institutions. But those publishing operations are often still hampered by a lack of full-time staffing and by the small scale […]

New: The May 2011 Issue of "Primary Source" From the Inst. of Museum and Library Service (IMLS) Now Online

You’ll find the new issue (Primary Source, May 2011 (13.4) here. Here Are Two of the Many Items Included; IMLS Research Brief No. 3: State Support for Library Services Declining Many State Library Administrative Agencies (SLAAs) are reporting steep and sudden declines in state revenues for library services, according to a report released today by […]

Video: Archived Presentations from the WebWise 2011 Conference Available Online

A tweet from @tweetMETRO reminds us to remind you that all of the presentations from the WebWise 2011 conference are archived and available online. The conference is a signature event from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). WebWise 2011 took place last month in Baltimore. Direct to Archived Video Presentations Here are some […]

Pass It On: Preservation Week 2011 Begins in Less Than One Month

Pass It On: Preservation Week April 24–30, 2011 Some 630 million items in collecting institutions require immediate attention and care. Eighty percent of these institutions have no paid staff assigned responsibility for collections care; 22 percent have no collections care personnel at all. Some 2.6 billion items are not protected by an emergency plan. As […]