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August 28, 2018 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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IMLS Announces Newest Grant Awardees

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is offering 45 grants totaling more than $8 million for U.S. libraries. They are part of the National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program (31 projects “that address significant challenges and opportunities facing the library and archives fields and have the potential to advance theory and practice with new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that will be widely used”) and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (14 projects that support “developing a diverse workforce of librarians to better serve the changing learning and information needs of the American public by enhancing the training and professional development of librarians, developing faculty and library leaders, and recruiting and educating the next generation of librarians”).

For a partial list of the grantees, read the press release.



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