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Minitex News articles tagged with "IMLS" (11):

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Study finds no coronavirus on library materials after 72 hours

Jun 26, 2020

A study conducted by Batelle found no SARS-CoV-2 virus (the coronavirus that causes COVID-19) on library materials after 72 hours. The study was an initiative of the REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) project led by OCLC, the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Batelle. The project's goal is to provide science-based information to libraries and museums as they consider reopening amid the pandemic.


Minnesota's Tribal Libraries: Maamigin Achigaazo

Nov 16, 2017

In August 2015, the White Earth Nation celebrated the grand opening of Maamigin Achigaazo, the community’s tribal library whose name means “the gathering place.” An initiative housed under White Earth’s Childcare/Early Childhood Program, Maamigin Achigaazo aims to close the literacy gaps that begin in childhood.


Minnesota's Tribal Libraries: Professional development

Sep 21, 2017

For many tribal librarians, opportunities for professional development can be scarce. Beyond lacking funds for registration and travel, tribal libraries are often staffed by just one or two people; participating in in-person professional development activities may result in tribal libraries temporarily closing. Several grassroots efforts aim to fill these gaps for tribal librarians.


Program opportunity: Public Libraries and community web archiving

Jul 24, 2017

The Internet Archive is accepting applications from public librarians for a funded program of continuing education, training, and services in the field of web archiving. Applications are due on Friday, August 25, 2017. 


University of Minnesota Libraries awarded 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

May 16, 2017

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (also known as IMLS), has announced the 10 recipients of the National Medal for Museum and Library Services, including the University of Minnesota Libraries.


Minnesota's tribal libraries: An introduction

May 3, 2017

Across Minnesota, tribal libraries strive to meet the unique needs of seven Anishinaabe and four Dakota nations. Though often unknown outside their individual communities, tribal libraries accomplish a lot with a little, providing resources and services in support of tribal sovereignty, or a tribe’s right to self-govern.


Two MN libraries in running for National Medal

May 3, 2017

Each year, IMLS awards a National Medal for Museum and Library Service that honors “outstanding institutions that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities.” Two Minnesota libraries are included in this year’s list of


Interview with Ebooks MN Publishing Partner: Quarto Publishing Group USA

Jul 11, 2016

Group Publisher Erik Gilg discusses publishing at Quarto, one of the Ebooks Minnesota publishing partners.


Minitex awarded $695,000 federal grant to enhance ebooks app

May 9, 2016

Library users will more easily access ebooks across multiple systems thanks to SimplyE, a free app for phones and tablets that is being further developed at Minitex, a joint program of the University of Minnesota Libraries and the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.


Online ebook collection launched for all Minnesotans

Feb 29, 2016

Ebooks Minnesota, an online ebook collection spearheaded by Minitex - a joint program of the University of Minnesota and the Office of Higher Education - and the Minnesota Department of Education, opens today to Minnesota readers.