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News Briefs | September 15, 2015

Eighteen MLIS students were selected for the 2015–17 Initiative To Recruit a Diverse Workforce by the Association of Research Libraries. Winners will receive financial benefits and leadership development.

Backstage Library was recognized as an independent contributor to the Name Authority Cooperative Program by the Program for Cooperative Cataloging. It will provide authority records to help build the Library of Congress Name Authority File.

A $300,000 gift from an anonymous donor to the Bozeman Public Library, MT, will help fund a new bookmobile.

The Brooklyn Historical Society was awarded a National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant for its “Voices of Generations: Investigating Brooklyn’s Cultural Identity” oral history project.

Midwest Collaborative for Library Services chose 23 individuals from 13 Indiana libraries to receive scholarships. Winners will be able to attend the 2015 Harwood/American Library Association Public Innovators Lab.

The National Academy of Sciences, a private, nonprofit society of scholars, joined the Independent Scholarly Publishers Group by adding Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal to its collection.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library launched the Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection of more than 900 documents issued over 100 years.

University of West Florida’s John C. Pace Library , Pensacola, created an information literacy tutorial project that will be included in the Association of College and Research Libraries’ “Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online” (PRIMO) database, using a 2013 Pace Academic Development Award to fund the project.

Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled, Ann Arbor District Library, MI, received the National Award for Subregional Library of the Year from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically ­Handicapped .

This article was published in Library Journal's September 15, 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.