Hinchliffe One of Three Recipients of National Forum Grant from IMLS

Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor/Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction and affiliate faculty in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in collaboration with Laura Saunders, Associate Professor in the School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College, and Rachel Gans-Boriskin, Lecturer in Communications at Simmons College, has been awarded a National Forum grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Preservation Program Enjoys Continued Success

Jennifer Hain Teper, Bud Velde Preservation Librarian, Professor and Head of Preservation Services at the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is the lead on a project sponsored by an Institute of Museum & Library Studies (IMLS) grant to develop a software program to assess preservation needs in libraries, archives, and museums.

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Stein Partners with Digital Library Federation Working Group on IMLS Grant

Ayla Stein, University of Illinois Metadata Librarian and Assistant Professor, is part of a Digital Library Federation working group that has been awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant that will allow the team to research the use cases and ideal functionality of a future toolkit for assessing the reuse of digital library objects in cultural heritage institutions. The grant period begins in July 2017 and will last for a year as the team conducts an extensive needs assessment.

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