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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 61 / Friday, March 28, 2008 / Notices OMB Number: 3133–0063. Form Number: CLF–8702. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description: This is a one-time form used to request membership in the CLF. Respondents: Credit unions seeking membership in the CLF. Estimated No. of Respondents/ Recordkeepers: 25. Estimated Burden Hours per Response: .5 hour. Frequency of Response: Other. As credit unions request membership in the CLF. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12.5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost: 0. By the National Credit Union Administration Board on March 20, 2008. Mary Rupp, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–6356 Filed 3–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7535–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services; Notice: Proposed Information Collection, Submission for OMB Review, Study of IMLS Funded Digital Collections and Content Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities. ACTION: Notice: Proposed information collection, submission for OMB review, Study of IMLS Funded Digital Collections and Content sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the following information collection has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). 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. A copy of this proposed information collection, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the addressee section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be received by April 28, 2008. The OMB is particularly interested in comments that help the agency to: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:57 Mar 27, 2008 Jkt 214001 • 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 submission of responses. ADDRESSES: Rachel Frick, Senior Program Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1800 M Street, NW, 9th Floor, Washington, DC. Ms. Frick can be reached by telephone: 202– 653–4667; fax: 202–653–4601; or e-mail: rfrick@imls.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Institute of Museum and Library Services is an independent Federal grant-making agency authorized by the Museum and Library Services act, Public Law 108–81. The IMLS provides a variety of grant programs to assist the nation’s museums and libraries in improving their operations and enhancing their services to the public. Museums and libraries of all sizes and types may receive support from IMLS programs. In the National Leadership Grant Program, IMLS funds the digitization of library and museum collections. This study is to determine the feasibility of using the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) Metadata Harvesting Protocol to aggregate and provide integrated item-level search access to the digitization projects funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the National Leadership Grant Program. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: Study of IMLS Funded Digital Collections and Content. OMB Number: none. Agency Number: 3137. Frequency: Various. Affected Public: museums and libraries that created digital collections with IMLS funding. Number of Respondents: 360. PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16725 Estimated Time Per Respondent: various. Total Burden Hours: 288. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a. Total Annual Costs: $7,200. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn.: OMB Desk Officer for Education, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Dated: March 12, 2008. Lesley Langa, Research Specialist. [FR Doc. E8–6452 Filed 3–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request National Science Foundation. Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The National Science Foundation (NSF) has submitted the following information collection requirement to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13. This is the second notice for public comment; the first was published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 3756, and no substantial comments were received. NSF is forwarding the proposed renewal submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance simultaneously with the publication of this second notice. Comments regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to 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 should be addressed to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for National Science Foundation, 725—17th Street, NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, and to Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES


Institute of Museum and Library Services; Notice: Proposed 
Information Collection, Submission for OMB Review, Study of IMLS Funded 
Digital Collections and Content

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

ACTION: Notice: Proposed information collection, submission for OMB 
review, Study of IMLS Funded Digital Collections and Content

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SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the 
following information collection has been submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35). 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.
    A copy of this proposed information collection, with applicable 
supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the individual 
listed below in the addressee section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be received by April 28, 2008.
    The OMB 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 submission of responses.

ADDRESSES: Rachel Frick, Senior Program Officer, Institute of Museum 
and Library Services, 1800 M Street, NW, 9th Floor, Washington, DC. Ms. 
Frick can be reached by telephone: 202-653-4667; fax: 202-653-4601; or 
e-mail: rfrick@imls.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services is an independent 
Federal grant-making agency authorized by the Museum and Library 
Services act, Public Law 108-81. The IMLS provides a variety of grant 
programs to assist the nation's museums and libraries in improving 
their operations and enhancing their services to the public. Museums 
and libraries of all sizes and types may receive support from IMLS 
programs. In the National Leadership Grant Program, IMLS funds the 
digitization of library and museum collections.
    This study is to determine the feasibility of using the Open 
Archives Initiative (OAI) Metadata Harvesting Protocol to aggregate and 
provide integrated item-level search access to the digitization 
projects funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through 
the National Leadership Grant Program.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: Study of IMLS Funded Digital Collections and Content.
    OMB Number: none.
    Agency Number: 3137.
    Frequency: Various.
    Affected Public: museums and libraries that created digital 
collections with IMLS funding.
    Number of Respondents: 360.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: various.
    Total Burden Hours: 288.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a.
    Total Annual Costs: $7,200.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Comments should be sent to Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn.: OMB Desk Officer for 
Education, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 
20503 (202) 395-7316.

    Dated: March 12, 2008.
Lesley Langa,
Research Specialist.
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