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Th Free Library of Philadelphia and Shippensburg Public Library will participate in a professional development initiative funded by an Institute of Museum and Library Services Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant.  Read more.   ...

Brianna Crum

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

The Institute of Museum and Libraries Services is offering National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG).  These grants are for projects that “address significant challenges and opportunities facing the library and archive fields and that have the potential to advance theory...

The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) supports “professional development, graduate education and continuing education to help libraries and archives develop a diverse workforce of librarians to better meet the changing learning and information needs of the...

The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) supports professional development, graduate education and continuing education to help libraries and archives develop the human capital capacity they need to meet the changing learning and information needs of the American public....

May 6-8 convening will be webcast online Washington, DC—Funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) will support a convening from Wednesday, May 6, to Friday, May 8, to explore the potential for crowdsourcing...

ILEAD USA begins on March 23, when 23 library workers from across Pennsylvania come together in 5 teams to solve community problems with the use of participatory technology.  This nine month program is divided into three in-person sessions of 4 days each in Harrisburg. Classes...

USCIS-IMLS Present Webinar for Public Librarians on Human Trafficking Prevention As part of their partnership to provide resources for public librarians, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will present a...

UpNEXT: the IMLS Blog discusses the maker movement in Pittsburgh and the makingandlearning.org site. ...

This webinar will be held on February 5 and 19, 2015 at 2pm EST Join your colleagues from archives, libraries and museums for a two-part, interactive learning webinar that will introduce the fundamentals of project management: planning a project. All of our fields struggle with...