Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Analysis of Trends in Institute of Museum and Library Services Grants to States, 71972-71973 [E7-24598]

Download as PDF 71972 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 19, 2007 / Notices Projects Obligated Private Sector Development Project. Program Administration* and Control, Monitoring and Evaluation. Pending Subsequent Report** Cumulative disbursements Objectives 710,000 Stimulate investment by improving access to credit, reducing transaction costs and increasing the participation of women in the economy. 0 5,609,000 ................................................... 0 ........................ ................................................... Measures Projects Obligated Increase in the percentage of the adult population listed by a private credit bureau with current information on repayment history, unpaid debts or credit outstanding. Increase in the number of payments associated with salaries and pensions made through EFT per year. Land used as collateral (number of mortgage bonds registered). Land transaction costs (percent of property value). 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TBD .......................................... 0 .......................................... .......................................... .......................................... .......................................... .......................................... .......................................... 0 TBD. * Program administration funds are used to pay items such as salaries, rent, and the cost of office equipment. ** These amounts represent disbursements made that will be allocated to individual projects in the subsequent quarter(s) and reported as such in subsequent quarterly report(s). 619 Transfer Funds U.S. Agency to which funds were transferred Amount USAID ......................................................................................................................................................... Dated: December 14, 2007. William G. Anderson, Jr., Vice President and General Counsel, Millennium Challenge Corporation. [FR Doc. E7–24634 Filed 12–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9210–01–P THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Analysis of Trends in Institute of Museum and Library Services Grants to States Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Service (IMLS) as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:40 Dec 18, 2007 Jkt 214001 continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95)[44 U.S.C. 3508(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently the Institute of Museum and Library Services is soliciting comments concerning the proposed study to assess the impact of access to computers and the Internet and to related services at public libraries on individuals, families, and communities. Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before February 19, 2008. IMLS is particularly interested in comments that help the agency to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 $24,294,350 Description of program or project Threshold Program whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g. permitting electronic submissions of responses. ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Mamie Bittner, Director, Office of Policy, Planning, Research, and Communications, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1800 M Street, NW., 9th floor, Washington, DC 20036, by telephone: 202–653–4630; fax: 202– 653–4625; or by e-mail at mbittner@imls.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 19, 2007 / Notices mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 1. Background The Institute of Museum and Library Services is authorized by the Museum and Library Services Act, Public law 108–81, and is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute’s mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. The Institute works at the national level and in coordination with state and local organizations to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge; enhance learning and innovation; and support professional development. II. Current Actions The purpose of this study is to gather and analyze original data to: (1) better understand achievements, uses, impacts, and remaining needs for its program of annual formula-based library Grants to States from approximately 2003–2007; (2) relate services provided through Grants to States to all library services provided by the State Library Administrative Agencies in this period and understand the contribution of Grants to States to stimulating funding for library services; (3) relate these services to library services and trends in general in this period; and (4) better understand the function and impact of the program in the national context of library services. Once completed, the results of the study will be issued as a report that will be made widely available to inform and benefit libraries, the library research field, and the public at large. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: Analysis of trends in Institute of Museum and Library Services Grants to States. OMB Number: To be determined. Agency Number: 3137. Frequency: One time. Affected Public: Libraries, State Library Administrative agencies. Number of Respondents: To be determined. Estimated Time per Respondent: To be determined. Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: To be determined. Total Costs: To be determined. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mamie Bittner, Director, Office of Policy, Planning, Research, and Communications, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1800 M Street, NW., 9th floor, Washington, DC 20036, by telephone: 202–653–4630; fax: 202– 653–4625; or by e-mail at mbittner@imls.gov. VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:40 Dec 18, 2007 Jkt 214001 Dated: December 13, 2007. Barbara G. Smith, E-Projects Officer, Institute of Museum & Library Services. [FR Doc. E7–24598 Filed 12–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION National Science Board; Task Force on Cost Sharing; Committee on Strategy and Budget; Sunshine Act Meetings; Notice The National Science Board’s Task Force on Cost Sharing of the Committee on Strategy and Budget, pursuant to NSF regulations (45 CFR Part 614), the National Science Foundation Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1862n–5), and the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), hereby gives notice in regard to the scheduling of a meeting for the transaction of National Science Board business and other matters specified, as follows: DATE AND TIME: Thursday, December 20, 2007 at 5 p.m. SUBJECT MATTER: 1. Update on Task Force Activities. 2. Review of Input on Cost Sharing Gathered to Date. a. 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The draft Supplement 33 to the GEIS is publicly available at the NRC Public Document Room (PDR), located at One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, or from the NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS). The ADAMS Public Electronic Reading Room is accessible at https://adamswebsearch.nrc.gov/ dologin.htm. The Accession Number for the draft Supplement 33 to the GEIS is ML073320364. Persons who do not have access to ADAMS, or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS, should contact the NRC’s PDR reference staff by telephone at 1–800–397–4209, or 301–415–4737, or by e-mail at pdr@nrc.gov. In addition, the West Regional Library, located at 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary, North Carolina 27519, as well as the Eva H. Perry Library, located at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex, North Carolina 27502, have agreed to make the draft supplement available for public inspection. Any interested party may submit comments on the draft supplement to the GEIS for consideration by the NRC staff. To be considered, comments on the draft supplement to the GEIS and the proposed action must be received by March 5, 2008; the NRC staff is able to assure consideration only for comments received on or before this date. Comments received after the due date will be considered only if it is practical to do so. Written comments on the draft supplement to the GEIS should be sent E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES


Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Analysis of Trends in 
Institute of Museum and Library Services Grants to States

AGENCY: Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation 
for the Arts and Humanities.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Service (IMLS) as part of 
its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 
conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general 
public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed 
and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95)[44 U.S.C. 3508(2)(A)]. This 
program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the 
desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is 
minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the 
impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly 
assessed. Currently the Institute of Museum and Library Services is 
soliciting comments concerning the proposed study to assess the impact 
of access to computers and the Internet and to related services at 
public libraries on individuals, families, and communities.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
ADDRESSES section below on or before February 19, 2008. IMLS is 
particularly interested in comments that help the agency to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g. permitting 
electronic submissions of responses.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Mamie Bittner, Director, Office of Policy, 
Planning, Research, and Communications, Institute of Museum and Library 
Services, 1800 M Street, NW., 9th floor, Washington, DC 20036, by 
telephone: 202-653-4630; fax: 202-653-4625; or by e-mail at 
mbittner@imls.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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1. Background

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services is authorized by the 
Museum and Library Services Act, Public law 108-81, and is the primary 
source of federal support for the nation's 122,000 libraries and 17,500 
museums. The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and 
museums that connect people to information and ideas. The Institute 
works at the national level and in coordination with state and local 
organizations to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge; enhance 
learning and innovation; and support professional development.

II. Current Actions

    The purpose of this study is to gather and analyze original data 
to:
    (1) better understand achievements, uses, impacts, and remaining 
needs for its program of annual formula-based library Grants to States 
from approximately 2003-2007;
    (2) relate services provided through Grants to States to all 
library services provided by the State Library Administrative Agencies 
in this period and understand the contribution of Grants to States to 
stimulating funding for library services;
    (3) relate these services to library services and trends in general 
in this period; and
    (4) better understand the function and impact of the program in the 
national context of library services.
    Once completed, the results of the study will be issued as a report 
that will be made widely available to inform and benefit libraries, the 
library research field, and the public at large.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: Analysis of trends in Institute of Museum and Library 
Services Grants to States.
    OMB Number: To be determined.
    Agency Number: 3137.
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Libraries, State Library Administrative agencies.
    Number of Respondents: To be determined.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: To be determined.
    Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: To be determined.
    Total Costs: To be determined.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mamie Bittner, Director, Office of 
Policy, Planning, Research, and Communications, Institute of Museum and 
Library Services, 1800 M Street, NW., 9th floor, Washington, DC 20036, 
by telephone: 202-653-4630; fax: 202-653-4625; or by e-mail at 
mbittner@imls.gov.

    Dated: December 13, 2007.
Barbara G. Smith,
E-Projects Officer, Institute of Museum & Library Services.
[FR Doc. E7-24598 Filed 12-18-07; 8:45 am]
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