Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: STEM Expert Facilitation of Family Learning in Libraries and Museums (STEMeX)-A National Leadership Grants Special Initiative, 33273-33274 [2016-12305]

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ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Institute of Museum and Library Service (‘‘IMLS’’) as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre- SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:19 May 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This pre-clearance consultation 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. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the STEM Expert Facilitation of Family Learning in Libraries and Museums (STEMeX)—A National Leadership Grants Special Initiative. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before July 25, 2016. The IMLS is particularly interested in comments which: • 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. DATES: For a copy of the documents contact: Sandra Toro, Senior Library Program Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024. Dr. Toro can be reached by telephone: 202–653–4662; fax: 202– 653–4625; email: storo@imls.gov or by or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202–653– 4614. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33273 I. Background The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the Nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. The Institute’s mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, learning and civic engagement. We provide leadership through research, policy development, and grant making. 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. (20 U.S.C. 9101 et seq.). II. Current Actions To administer the STEM Expert Facilitation of Family Learning in Libraries and Museums (STEMeX)—A National Leadership Grants Special Initiative. National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-Libraries) and National Leadership Grants for Museums (NLG-Museums), under which this special initiative falls, support projects that address challenges faced by the library and museum fields and that have the potential to advance practice in those fields. Successful projects will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend the benefits of federal investment. This special joint NLG-Libraries and NLG-Museums initiative invites proposals for research on informal educational approaches that leverage community Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) professionals in the broadest sense. Funded research projects will create a foundation for reaching children and families from diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds, with different levels of knowledge about STEM. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: STEM Expert Facilitation of Family Learning in Libraries and Museums (STEMeX)—A National Leadership Grants Special Initiative. OMB Number: TBD. Agency Number: 3137. Frequency: One time. Affected Public: Libraries, agencies, institutions of higher education, museums, and other entities that advance the museum and library fields and that meet the eligibility criteria. Number of Respondents: 37. Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 hours. Total Burden Hours: 1,480. Total Annualized cost to respondents: $43,805. E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1 33274 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 101 / Wednesday, May 25, 2016 / Notices Total Annualized capital/startup costs: 0. Total Annualized Cost to Federal Government: $7,608. Public Comments Invited: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Burwell, Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024– 2135. Mrs. Burwell can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4684, Fax: 202– 653–4625, or by email at sburwell@ imls.gov or by teletype (TTY/TDD) at 202–653–4614. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Dated: May 20, 2016. Kim A. Miller, Grants Specialist (Detailee), Office of the Chief Financial Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–12305 Filed 5–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Comment Request: Antarctic Conservation Act Application Permit Form National Science Foundation. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans to request renewed clearance of this collection. In accordance with the requirement of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are providing opportunity for public comment on this action. After obtaining and considering public comment, NSF will prepare the submission requesting OMB clearance of this collection for no longer than 3 years. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:19 May 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 Written comments should be received by July 25, 2016 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: Written comments regarding the information collection and requests for copies of the proposed information collection request should be addressed to Suzanne Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Rm. 1265, Arlington, VA 22230, or by email to splimpto@nsf.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Suzanne Plimpton on (703) 292–7556 or send email to splimpto@nsf.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339, which is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (including federal holidays). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: ‘‘Antarctic Conservation Act Application Permit Form.’’ OMB Approval Number: 3145–0034. Expiration Date of Approval: August 31, 2016. Type of Request: Intent to seek approval to extend an information collection for three years. Proposed Project: The current Antarctic Conservation Act Application Permit Form (NSF 1078) has been in use for several years. The form requests general information, such as name, affiliation, location, etc., and more specific information as to the type of object to be taken (plant, native mammal, or native bird). DATES: Use of the Information The purpose of the regulations (45 CFR 670) is to conserve and protect the native mammals, birds, plants, and invertebrates of Antarctica and the ecosystem upon which they depend and to implement the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, Public Law 95–541, as amended by the Antarctic Science, Tourism, and Conservation Act of 1996, Public Law 104–227. Burden on the Public: The Foundation estimates about 25 responses annually at 45 minutes per response; this computes to approximately 11.25 hours annually. Dated: May 19, 2016. Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation. [FR Doc. 2016–12246 Filed 5–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2016–0001] Sunshine Act Meeting Notice May 23, 2016. Commissioners’ Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. STATUS: Public. DATE: PLACE: Week of May 30, 2016 Thursday, June 2, 2016 8:55 a.m. Affirmation Session (Public Meeting) (Tentative) a. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, Units 1 and 2); Appeal of LBP–15–27 (Tentative) b. Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Indian Point Nuclear Generating Units 2 and 3)—Petitions for Review of LBP– 11–17 and LBP–10–13 (Tentative) This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov/. * * * * * The schedule for Commission meetings is subject to change on short notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 101 (Wednesday, May 25, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33273-33274]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-12305]


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NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Institute of Museum and Library Services


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: STEM Expert 
Facilitation of Family Learning in Libraries and Museums (STEMeX)--A 
National Leadership Grants Special Initiative

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

ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information.

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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 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This pre-clearance 
consultation 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. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments 
concerning the STEM Expert Facilitation of Family Learning in Libraries 
and Museums (STEMeX)--A National Leadership Grants Special Initiative.
    A copy of the proposed information collection request can be 
obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES 
section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
ADDRESSES section below on or before July 25, 2016.
    The IMLS is particularly interested in comments which:
     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: For a copy of the documents contact: Sandra Toro, Senior 
Library Program Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 
L'Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024. Dr. Toro 
can be reached by telephone: 202-653-4662; fax: 202-653-4625; email: 
storo@imls.gov or by or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing 
difficulty at 202-653-4614.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source 
of federal support for the Nation's 123,000 libraries and 35,000 
museums. The Institute's mission is to inspire libraries and museums to 
advance innovation, learning and civic engagement. We provide 
leadership through research, policy development, and grant making. 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. (20 U.S.C. 9101 et seq.).

II. Current Actions

    To administer the STEM Expert Facilitation of Family Learning in 
Libraries and Museums (STEMeX)--A National Leadership Grants Special 
Initiative. National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-Libraries) 
and National Leadership Grants for Museums (NLG-Museums), under which 
this special initiative falls, support projects that address challenges 
faced by the library and museum fields and that have the potential to 
advance practice in those fields. Successful projects will generate 
results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, 
practices, or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or 
replicated to extend the benefits of federal investment. This special 
joint NLG-Libraries and NLG-Museums initiative invites proposals for 
research on informal educational approaches that leverage community 
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) professionals in the 
broadest sense. Funded research projects will create a foundation for 
reaching children and families from diverse economic, social, and 
cultural backgrounds, with different levels of knowledge about STEM.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: STEM Expert Facilitation of Family Learning in Libraries and 
Museums (STEMeX)--A National Leadership Grants Special Initiative.
    OMB Number: TBD.
    Agency Number: 3137.
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Libraries, agencies, institutions of higher 
education, museums, and other entities that advance the museum and 
library fields and that meet the eligibility criteria.
    Number of Respondents: 37.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 hours.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,480.
    Total Annualized cost to respondents: $43,805.

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    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: 0.
    Total Annualized Cost to Federal Government: $7,608.
    Public Comments Invited: Comments submitted in response to this 
notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB's 
clearance of this information collection.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Burwell, Chief Information 
Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Institute of Museum 
and Library Services, 955 L'Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, 
Washington, DC 20024-2135. Mrs. Burwell can be reached by Telephone: 
202-653-4684, Fax: 202-653-4625, or by email at sburwell@imls.gov or by 
teletype (TTY/TDD) at 202-653-4614. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 
5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

    Dated: May 20, 2016.
Kim A. Miller,
Grants Specialist (Detailee), Office of the Chief Financial Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-12305 Filed 5-24-16; 8:45 am]
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