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March 29, 2017
Approximately $9.2 million will go to international teams investigating how large-scale computational techniques may be applied to answering humanities and social sciences research questions.
March 20, 2017
The public is encouraged to share stories of how finalist institutions are making a difference on the IMLS Facebook page.
March 16, 2017
IMLS Director Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew released statement on the President’s proposed FY 2018 budget, which includes elimination of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
March 6, 2017
IMLS will accept applications through Monday, May 1.
March 1, 2017
Applications are due by April 3, 2017.
February 1, 2017
IMLS invites proposals to test and develop museum and library collaborative approaches for bringing about positive community change.
January 23, 2017
The new CAP program will accept applications through March 1, 2017.
January 17, 2017
President Barack Obama has appointed a slate of seasoned museum and library professionals to serve on the National Museum and Library Services Board.
January 10, 2017
A new report from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Reinvestment Fund provides insights for libraries and museums to connect with their communities in newer and deeper ways.
December 12, 2016
IMLS and the PAST Foundation are collaborating on a project to deploy local digital literacy trainers to tribal and rural communities.
December 7, 2016
Six museum and library experts, who were appointed by President Barack Obama in late November, were sworn in as members of the National Museum and Library Services Board yesterday.
December 1, 2016
IMLS and ULC are implementing round two of the ConnectED Library Card Challenge
November 21, 2016
The National Museum and Library Services Board (NMLSB) will meet December 7 at the IMLS offices in Washington, D.C.
November 15, 2016
First Lady Michelle Obama recognized 12 award-winning creative youth development programs at the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award ceremony.
November 14, 2016
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), in collaboration with the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and E-Line Media announced the winners of the 2016 National STEM Video Game Challenge.