ERIC Number: ED443763
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Museums and Libraries: Gateways to Discovery.
Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, DC.
This booklet outlines the activities of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the primary source of federal funding for libraries and museums. IMLS grants support all types of museums from art and history to science and zoos, and all types of libraries, from public and academic to research and school. IMLS enables libraries and museums to develop innovative methods of meeting community needs, to create engaging spaces for children and families to discover together, and to function as centers for inquiry, investigation, and scholarly research. The booklet delineates projects or activities at 33 different museums and libraries that have received IMLS funding support. (BT)
Descriptors: Community Resources, Cultural Centers, Educational Facilities, Financial Support, Government Role, Libraries, Lifelong Learning, Museums
Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20506; tel: 202-606-8536; Web site: http://www.imls.gov.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, DC.