The Institute Of Museum And Library Services

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Comprehensive Exam
Question 2: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) promotes evidence-based evaluation. For a type of library of your choice discuss the use of outcomes and impact measures to develop sound evaluation practices. Use IMLS and association tools to craft your answer.

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) within the National Foundation of the Arts and Humanities. The two programs were combined and established in September 30, 1996. The program has been in existence for the past twenty years and was incorporated by Legislation. The IMLS provides federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. The IMLS motto is Reimagine. In my own words establishing a museum and library in today’s 21s century of technology and digital resources would be the new “REIMAGE”.
The research and evaluation of this program targets each state museum and library needs and what they have to offer to the community.
The museum of my choice would be to create an Interactive Gallery Fashion Institute.
There is a need of more youth fashion cultural awareness museums in Florida. The culture and selection of fashion defines who we are and how we behave as people. This museum will share the history of fashion from around the world to the now the 21st century of hip hop culture that will stimulate and educate the youth interest. Fashion is influenced by art, music and literature. From Peter Pan to Oscar Wilde, Ann Frank to the Wizard of Oz, Savage…
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