Pratt SILS gets $971,407 IMLS grant

IMLSVery exciting, especially for our students who will be the primary beneficiaries. The press release is available on the IMLS website.

Project CHART (Cultural Heritage, Access, Research and Technology) is a three-year partnership among the Pratt Institute, the Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Museum, and Brooklyn Historical Society designed to prepare master’s students for leadership roles as digital managers and curators in libraries, museums, and archives. Students who receive tuition scholarships graduate with a Master of Library and Information Science having completed an 18-credit program in digital management. The program includes internships at partner institutions where students digitize Brooklyn photographs and produce a public Web site featuring those photographs.