- October 29, 2020
National Medals: Looking Back at Transformative Libraries and Museums For the past 25 years, the Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded the National Medal for Museum and Library Service. This prestigious achievement is awarded to libraries and museums that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities.
- September 3, 2020
Communities, Creativity, and Imagination: On the National Medal for Museum and Library Service Nominations for the 2021 Medals are Now Open. Here’s the Take from IMLS Director Crosby Kemper.
- August 17, 2020
100 Years of Voting: Honoring the Legacy of Suffragists How Museums are Telling the Story of American Women’s Fight for the Right to Representation
Moving Beyond the Classroom: How a Training Initiative Sparked a Storytelling Project Amid the PandemicJuly 31, 2020
Moving Beyond the Classroom: How a Training Initiative Sparked a Storytelling Project Amid the Pandemic All great ideas need a spark to get the fire going. Tamara Grybko and Emily Stovel’s inspiration began with a program funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
- July 2, 2020
The Groundbreaking Stories of American Women Aviators in World War II Uplifting the History of the Pilots Who Confronted Gender Barriers to Women in Uniform By Erica Jaros
- May 29, 2020
Wi-Fi on Wheels: How—and Why—Libraries are Bringing Their Services Into Communities Bookmobiles have long been a part of the American story, bringing library materials to patrons in remote and rural areas. But now, there’s a creative new use for these vehicles: roaming hot spots, coming to a neighborhood near you.
History at Home: Exploring African American Heritage, Stories, and Culture Through Online Museum CollectionsMay 19, 2020
History at Home: Exploring African American Heritage, Stories, and Culture Through Online Museum Collections Museums that tell the many stories of African American history, heritage, and culture are among the many types of institutions making their collections more accessible than ever.
- May 1, 2020
In the Moment: Archiving Daily Life in a Pandemic How Historical Societies, Libraries, Archives, and Museums are Documenting the Effects of COVID-19 By Erica Jaros