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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Greetings and please pardon any duplicate emails :)<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please encourage your staff/students/etc. to apply and/or please redistribute widely!<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif">Applications are open for the
</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><a href="https://lam.alaska.gov/bridging-knowledge"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif">Bridging Knowledge Grant Program</span></a></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif"> sponsored
 by the <span style="color:#1C1E21;background:white">Institute of Museum and Library Services. Administered through the Alaska Library Network in partnership with the American Indian Library Association and the Alaska State Library,
<b>this grant will provide 15 scholarships to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian graduate students to earn the Master of Library and Information Science degre</b>e with an advanced certificate in strategic management of digital assets and services
 at San Jose State University. Supplemental curriculum, presentations, and poster sessions will be available through the Sustainable Heritage Network.</span></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#1C1E21;background:white">Deadline to Apply: November 1, 2021 </span></b><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif">
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<span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif">Students will receive financial and scaffolded support to provide them with training and development throughout the program. Graduates will bridge contemporary digital practices with traditional
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<span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#343A40;background:white">"This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services [</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><a href="https://www.imls.gov/grants/awarded/re-250081-ols-21"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;background:white">RE-250081-OLS-21</span></a></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#343A40;background:white">]."</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt">
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<p style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#343A40;background:white">The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation's libraries and museums. We advance, support, and
 empower America‚Äôs museums, libraries, and related organizations through grantmaking, research, and policy development. Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, visit </span><a href="https://www.imls.gov/"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#33715B;background:white">www.imls.gov</span></a><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#343A40;background:white"> and
 follow us on </span><a href="http://www.facebook.com/USIMLS"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#33715B;background:white">Facebook</span></a><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#343A40;background:white"> and </span><a href="http://www.twitter.com/us_imls"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#33715B;background:white">Twitter</span></a><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#343A40;background:white">.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Darci Hanning, MLIS (she/her/hers)<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Public Library Consultant / CE Coordinator<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%">State Library of Oregon
<b>|</b> Library Support and Development Services <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%">971-375-3491
<b>|</b> <a href="mailto:darci.hanning@slo.oregon.gov"><span style="color:#0563C1">darci.hanning@slo.oregon.gov</span></a>
<b>|</b> <a href="http://www.oregon.gov/library"><span style="color:#0563C1">www.oregon.gov/library</span></a>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Follow @StateLibraryOR: <a href="http://fb.me/StateLibraryOR">
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Continuing Education Resources:
</span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><a href="https://libguides.osl.state.or.us/conted"><span style="color:#0563C1">https://libguides.osl.state.or.us/conted</span></a></span><span style="font-size:8.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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