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Read about #ColorOurCollections, a campaign which made FREE coloring books available online from the artwork in museums and libraries.  The OpenCulture.com post lists the collections where you can still access and download the coloring books. ...

WebJunction reports that “It’s been 25 years since the passage of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), and a new webinar series enlists advocates and experts to explore issues of accessibility and inclusion from the perspective of visitors, staff and program users...

West Oak Lane Library, a branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia,  hosted the Lest We Forget Museum’s travelling tour. ...

Efforts to make digital collections held by Pennsylvania libraries, museums, and related cultural heritage organizations widely and freely available via the web are underway.  In August 2014, a state-wide group of library leaders from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries/the State...

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...

Meet the new State Archivist at the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission: After more than decade as head of the Georgia Division of Archives and History, David Carmicheal switched his career and took a job with the Atlanta Housing Authority. For the next two years, he...

UpNext, the IMLS blog, discusses the Museum Universe Data File.  Find out about your local museums.  Are you planning any partnerships?   ...