OLIS Links

Library Links

Archive for April, 2016

Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Seven federal agencies have announced the second round of Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth (P3). The funding will support efforts to help young people between the ages of 14 and 24 who are low-income, homeless, in foster care, in the juvenile justice system, unemployed, not enrolled in school or at risk of dropping out.  […]

RI Foundation Centennial Community Grants Awarded

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Community-building activities in each of Rhode Island’s 39 cities and towns were awarded Centennial Grants totaling $500,000 from the RI Foundation. The projects include public fountains, recreational trails, Little Free Libraries, a community orchard, and much more. Public libraries are partners in grants awarded to East Greenwich and Cranston. The East Greenwich Housing Authority and […]

RILA Information Literacy Action Round Table (ILART)

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

RILA Information Literacy Action Round Table (ILART) invites you to attend: Teaching for Non-Teachers: Harnessing Cognitive Science to Improve Teaching Presented by Eric Kaldor, Ph.D. Assistant Director, Faculty Development, Office for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Rhode Island Wednesday, May 11, 3pm – 5pm University of Rhode Island, Carothers Library In this […]

Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Preservation Assistance Grants help small and mid-sized institutions—such as libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, cultural organizations, town and county records offices, and colleges and universities—improve their ability to preserve and care for their significant humanities collections. These may include special collections of books and journals, archives and manuscripts, prints and photographs, moving images, sound […]

2016 GSLIS Annual Gathering

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Join alumni, students, friends, and faculty at the 2016 University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Library and Information Studies Annual Gathering  on Friday, April 15, 2016.  The featured speaker is Dr. Micah Altman, Director of Research and Head/Scientist, Program on Information Science for the MIT Libraries. This year’s honorees include: Alumni of the Year: […]