- October 29, 2018
Library employee demonstrates the BARD database and mobile app. (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Library.) Emily Patterson Communications Consultant
- September 11, 2018
For those in the path of Hurricane Florence, it’s important to prepare for sustained winds, heavy rain, and potential flooding. The following tips are from the Heritage Emergency National Task Force (HENTF), a partnership of 42 national service organizations and federal agencies, including IMLS.
- August 30, 2018
By Reagan Moore, Mark Feitl, and Jill Connors-Joyner You spoke, and we listened! Inspired by feedback from applicants, grantees, peer reviewers, museum support organizations, and other stakeholders, IMLS is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity specifically for small museums, Inspire! Grants for Small Museums.
- August 2, 2018
Connie Cox Bodner, PhD Supervisory Grants Management Specialist Office of Museum Services Do you ever wonder, “How do I create a proposal that transforms a good idea into a full-blown IMLS-funded collections care project?”
- June 28, 2018
Editor’s Note: This post is derived from remarks that IMLS Director Dr. Kathryn Matthew made on April 9, 2018, at the New York State Library Bicentennial. It’s not just any old birthday. On the occasion of New York State Library’s bicentennial, IMLS took a look at the humble beginnings of both NYSL and public libraries, and how the state is looking to the future. The Public Library: A… Read more
- June 8, 2018
To keep up with nimble innovators, IMLS needs to be nimble itself. To encourage the adoption and spread of innovations, we’re thinking about ways to approach how work or ideas are scaled up across the library, archive, and museum (LAM) fields. You’ll start to hear more of this in how we talk about our own work and the work of LAMs.
- May 30, 2018
Photo: Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew The following is adapted from remarks delivered to the American Alliance of Museums on April 5, 2018, in Phoenix, Arizona.