Archival and Education Research Initiative (AERI)
Serving as the co-principal investigator on the Archival Education and Research Initiative project, Elizabeth Yakel has helped to establish an unprecedented and exciting collaboration among the leading archival education programs in the U.S. to train and support future archival faculty. This project is funded by two four-year grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program.
Start date: 9/21/2008
End date: 8/31/2016
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarians Program, Institute of Museum and Library Sciences; $181,025 (9/1/2009-7/31/2012)
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarians Program, Institute of Museum and Library Sciences; $609,344 (2011-2014, Awarded to UCLA)
The mission of the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement.
The Institute’s Laura Bush 21st Century Librarians Program supports efforts to recruit and educate the next generation of librarians and the faculty who will prepare them for careers in library science. It supports grants for library education research and library staffing needs, curriculum development, and continuing education and training.