UCI Libraries receives nearly $500,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Transforming Knowledge, Transforming Libraries

UCI Libraries has been awarded a prestigious Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant in the community anchors category for “Transforming Knowledge/Transforming Libraries.” This three-year research project will explore the outcomes of undergraduate students applying what they learn in ethnic studies combined with lived experience in contributing to community archives.

“This is a vital time in the history of UCI and our community to begin this work,” says Lorelei Tanji, university librarian. “We look forward to collaborations with students and faculty, in addition to partnerships with important organizations in the community on this project.”

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