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Washington, DC—Dr. Anne-Imelda Radice, Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services ( IMLS ), announced today that 776 museums, libraries, and archives, representing every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam have been selected to receive the IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf.
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Marshall Public Library Goes Live With Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – July 29, 2008
One of the greatest challenges non-profit agencies face is finding grants to support important community services. Help is at hand in the form of the five-day Grantsmanship Training Program to be held September 8 - 12 at the James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Road, Norge, Va. 23188.
School of Information Awarded $1.2 Million from IMLS for The Study of Digital Librarianship, Video Game Industry
AUSTIN, Texas — The School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin has received $1.2 million from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) to prepare students for librarianship in a digital world and to research the collection and preservation of complex, community-built digital creations in the video game industry.
UKRR is an agreement between higher education and the British Library whereby the British Library will store low-use journals for the HE community and make them accessible to researchers and others using state-of-the-art ordering and delivery systems.
Washington, DC…In collaboration with the National Issues Forums Institute ( NIFI ), the twelve Presidential Libraries of the National Archives and Records Administration will host a series of discussions on public policy issues between Labor Day and Election Day this fall. All forums will be open to the public.
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Featured Document Display: Ping Pong Diplomacy
August 1-28, East Rotunda Gallery
The display highlights a State Department "Intelligence Brief" noting
remarks made by Chinese Premier Chou En-lai to the U.S. table tennis team
during their visit to China. The Premier emphasized the "new page" in the
relationship between the United States and China with the adoption of a
"people's diplomacy." The display also includes a picture of the U.S. table
tennis team at the Great Wall of China in April 1971.
History Declassified: Nixon in China