[Libs-Or] Items of interest from the latest Institute of Museum and
Library Services newsletter
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Fri Dec 10 09:51:33 PST 2004
Items of interest from the latest Institute of Museum and Library
Guidelines for the Revised National Leadership Grant Program Now
The guidelines for the updated National Leadership Grants for
Libraries <http://www.imls.gov/grants/library/lib_nlgl.asp> and for
Museums <http://www.imls.gov/grants/museum/mus_nlgm.asp> are now
available on the IMLS Web site as a PDF file
<http://www.imls.gov/grants/museum/pdf/2005NLG.pdf>. To request
paper copies of the guidelines, call 202-606-8539 (museums) or
The program features three new categories under which both museum
and library applicants may apply: "advancing learning communities,"
"building digital resources," and "research and demonstration.".
Each of the three categories also encourages museums and libraries
to partner with each other or with other community learning
organizations. The deadline for all National Leadership Grant
categories is February 1, 2005.
Sixth Annual Web-Wise Conference
The 2005 Web-Wise Conference on Libraries and Museums in the Digital
World will be held in Washington, DC, February 17-18, at the Hyatt
Regency Hotel on Capitol Hill. The theme is Teaching and Learning
with Digital Resources. Sessions will include presentations by
educators, library and museum professionals, and information
scientists on using digital library and museum resources both in the
classroom and in independent learning environments. Two half-day
preconferences requiring separate registration--one on Business
Planning for Sustaining Digital Cultural Heritage Resources and one
on Planning and Implementing User Studies--will be offered on
February 16. On February 17, David Rumsey, president of Cartography
Associates and director of Luna Imaging, will give the keynote
address on new technologies and new users. Exemplary digital
projects supporting educators, students, and lifelong learners will
be featured in plenary sessions and breakout demonstrations.
To register for the main conference or the preconferences, and for
hotel accommodations, please go to the conference Web site
Additional details on the conference agenda will be added as they
Guidelines for Partnership for a Nation of Learners Now Available
IMLS, in conjunction with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting,
has released guidelines for the Partnership for a Nation of Learners
Community Collaboration Grants.
<http://www.imls.gov/grants/l-m/lm_pnl.htm> The program offers
grants ranging from $25,000 to $250,000 to support new and existing
lifelong learning collaborations among museums, libraries, and
public broadcasters. These collaborations will result in a range of
projects that enhance learning in communities across the country.
Grant applications are due on March 1, 2005, and awards will be made
in September 2005.
Ann Reed, Federal Programs Coordinator
Oregon State Library
250 Winter St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 378-2112 Ext 254
fax (503) 378-6439
ann.reed at state.or.us
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