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Check us out over at https://library.lmu.edu/irdl/ for current information about the 2020 application process.

The Institute for Research Design in Librarianship (IRDL) received generous funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for six years, from 2013-2019. One important goal of the project was to create a sustainable model for IRDL to …

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Please note the change in eligibility requirements for IRDL 2020 and onward. To be eligible as an Institute Scholar: You must have already completed a graduate program in library and information studies or equivalent (completed by May 2019, or earlier). …

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Are you thinking about applying for IRDL in 2020? There are a few changes to the program you need to know about: For the past six years, IRDL has been funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), …

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With 37 states represented over the five-year span!

As we wind down and recover from the work of the 2017 summer workshop (http://irdlonline.org/2017-irdl/) we would like to take the opportunity to thank our partners and sponsor for making IRDL what it is. The funds that the IMLS awarded …

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With the 2017 cohort IRDL has Scholars in 33 states!

If you have wondered how IRDL is made possible, it is through a federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The grant awarded to Loyola Marymount University for IRDL is a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian …

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Julie Adamo is a research and instruction librarian and an instructional technologist at Mount Holyoke College where she also serves as liaison to the departments of Anthropology, Africana Studies, Gender Studies, and Religion. Previously, she was a National Library of …

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One of the things we enjoy about reading all the IRDL applications is that we get to keep a finger on the pulse of the current research interests of academic librarians around the United States. When an applicant submits their …

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