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  • Date: 05/01/1998
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Minnesota Children's Museum, in collaboration with the American Library Association will develop a project to engage children ages two through seven years old and their parents in exploring mathematics through hands-on, book-based math activities in libraries and children's museums across the country. The main elements of the project are: 1. A ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2015
    Resource Category: Summative
    Libraries across the country have been reimagining their community role and leveraging their resources and public trust to strengthen community-based learning and foster critical thinking, problem solving, and engagement in STEM. What started some years ago as independent experiments has become a national movement. The Space Science Institute's ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2015
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This bibliography was created for the 2015 Public Libraries & STEM Conference in Denver, CO. It lists resources related to STEM learning in a library setting. ... »
  • Date: 07/15/2002
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    The Research Centre for Museums and Galleries in the Department of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester was commissioned by Resource: the Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries to research ways of defining and assessing the learning outcomes in museums, archives and libraries. This paper is intended to provide the context for the ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Purdue University will develop CrowdAsk - A Crowdsource Library Help System, a web-based help system for academic libraries. CrowdAsk will allow librarians, students, and faculty to ask and answer questions about library resources and tools. CrowdAsk will also support ranking of questions and answers by users as well as the use of scores and ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2014
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The article focuses on the establishment of the YOUMedia Network at Saint Public Library in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The digital learning laboratory operates within the guidelines of Hanging Out, Messing Around and Geeking Out (HOMAGO) which provides teenagers access to technology and art such as sewing machines, makerspace, and recording studios. ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2012
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The article discusses the Helen M. Marshall Children's Library Discovery Center in Jamaica, New York. The resource center is designed to encourage science learning, reflect the cultural aspects of Queens, New York, and allow students to engage in science experiments. Exhibits mentioned in the article include bug observations, color mixing, and ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The goal of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's Academic and Cultural Enrichment (ACE) Scholars: New Americans for Community College Librarianship project is to increase the number of immigrants and refugees in community college librarianship. The project includes a recruitment drive, a targeted and focused curriculum that emphasizes ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) and the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) will conduct a fifteen-month project designed to increase resources, inspire innovation, and build national awareness of public libraries as leaders in summer learning. ULC and NSLA will increase knowledge of emerging models; deepen connections between library, ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Leonard Lief Library and Department of Art at Lehman College will create an Animated Information Literacy Advocate to explore the feasibility of using animation to foster information literacy in college-­age students. Information literacy skills, including assessing information, locating sources, thinking critically, and acting ethically, are ... »

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