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Learn about grants from the Lawrence Foundation.  Applications are due April 30, 2015. ...

The Thriving Cultures Program, administered by the Surdna Foundation, supports projects that connect teens to artistically rigorous and culturally relevant programs that equip them with practical skills. Learn more here. ...

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania sponsors  research projects, collects data on trends and conditions to understand the diversity of rural Pennsylvania and publishes information and research results.  Their ‘Resource’ section lists grant opportunities.  Check it out!...

The Internet Archive has captured over 2.5 miilion images from books and uploaded them to the Archive Book Images Collection in Flickr Commons. Read more about the process and access the archive. Make sure to check any copyright restrictions.   ...

National Endowment for the Humanities Program’s Challenge Grants may be used to establish or enhance endowments or spend-down funds that generate expendable earnings to support and enhance ongoing program activities.  Awards range from $75,000 to $500,000.  The deadline...

The Knight Foundation shares Decoding the Net Neutrality Debate:  An Analysis of Media, Public Comment and Advocacy on Open Internet. ...

Check out the following Professional Development Opportunities for the month of January: Monday, Jan. 5 Global Teacher Librarian with Andy Plemmons & Joyce Valenza (TL Virtual Café) Never before have we had truly effective tools for synchronous conferencing and media-rich asynchronous...

ALA is offering several archived webinars on copyright: CopyTalk series: “Introducing the Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use of Collections Containing Orphan Works of Libraries, Archives and Other Memory Institutions” The webinar was hosted in December 2014 by the ALA and...

What blogs do you follow? The Library of Congress’ Digital Preservation Blog, the Signal, has listed its top 10 posts for the year. Give it a try!   ...

WebJunction’s free, online course catalog has over 25 self-paced, online courses on library topics, as well as over 100 curated webinar archives ready and available when you are. Create a free WebJunction learner account today, and you’ll find a wide range of topics, including...