Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2019-2021 IMLS Collections Assessment for Preservation Program, 56275 [2017-25594]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 28, 2017 / Notices 10. Securities and Exchange Commission, Agency-wide (DAA–0266– 2018–0001, 2 items, 2 temporary items). Records documenting delegations of authority. Laurence Brewer, Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government. [FR Doc. 2017–25628 Filed 11–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7515–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2019–2021 IMLS Collections Assessment for Preservation Program Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities. ACTION: Notice, request for comments on this collection of information. AGENCY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (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 continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. 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. By this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments concerning the Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) Program designed to support collections assessments for small and medium-sized museums throughout the nation. 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 addressee section below on or before January 24, 2018. 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 ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:51 Nov 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 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: Dr. Sandra Webb, Senior Advisor, Office of the Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. Dr. Webb can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4718 Fax: 202– 653–4608, or by email at swebb@ imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202– 653–4614. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 56275 Number of Respondents: 775. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 392 hours. Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: n/a. Total Annual Costs: $10,732. 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: Dr. Sandra Webb, Senior Advisor, Office of the Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. Dr. Webb can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4718 Fax: 202– 653–4608, or by email at swebb@ imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202– 653–4614. Dated: November 21, 2017. Kim Miller, Grants Management Specialist, Office of Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–25594 Filed 11–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P I. Background The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s approximately 120,000 libraries and 35,000 museums and related organizations. Our mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. Our grant making, policy development, and research help libraries and museums deliver valuable services that make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov. II. Current Actions The Collections Assessment for Preservation Program (CAP) is designed to support collections assessments for small and medium-sized museums throughout the nation. The collections assessment is a study of all of the institution’s collections, buildings and building systems, as well as its policies and procedures relating to collections care. Participants who complete the program receive an assessment report with prioritized recommendations to improve collections care. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: Collection Assessment for Preservation Program Forms. OMB Number: 3137–0103. Frequency: Once per application. Affected Public: Museum applicants. PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities; Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel Advisory Committee National Endowment for the Humanities. ACTION: Notice of Charter Renewal for Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel Advisory Committee. AGENCY: Pursuant to section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and its implementing regulations, the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities (the Council) gives notice that the Charter for the Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel advisory committee will be renewed for an additional two-year period on November 24, 2017. The Council determined that renewing the advisory committee is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the duties imposed on the Council by the Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Act, as amended. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer, 400 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20506. Telephone: (202) 606–8322, facsimile (202) 606– 8600, or email at gencounsel@neh.gov. Hearing-impaired individuals are E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Institute of Museum and Library Services


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2019-2021 
IMLS Collections Assessment for Preservation Program

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

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

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SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (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. 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. By 
this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments concerning the Collections 
Assessment for Preservation (CAP) Program designed to support 
collections assessments for small and medium-sized museums throughout 
the nation.
    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 
addressee section below on or before January 24, 2018.
    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: Dr. Sandra Webb, Senior Advisor, Office of 
the Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L'Enfant 
Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024-2135. Dr. Webb can be 
reached by Telephone: 202-653-4718 Fax: 202-653-4608, or by email at 
swebb@imls.gov, 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 approximately 120,000 libraries and 
35,000 museums and related organizations. Our mission is to inspire 
libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and 
cultural and civic engagement. Our grant making, policy development, 
and research help libraries and museums deliver valuable services that 
make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive. To learn 
more, visit www.imls.gov.

II. Current Actions

    The Collections Assessment for Preservation Program (CAP) is 
designed to support collections assessments for small and medium-sized 
museums throughout the nation. The collections assessment is a study of 
all of the institution's collections, buildings and building systems, 
as well as its policies and procedures relating to collections care. 
Participants who complete the program receive an assessment report with 
prioritized recommendations to improve collections care.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: Collection Assessment for Preservation Program Forms.
    OMB Number: 3137-0103.
    Frequency: Once per application.
    Affected Public: Museum applicants.
    Number of Respondents: 775.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 4 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 392 hours.
    Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: n/a.
    Total Annual Costs: $10,732.
    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: Dr. Sandra Webb, Senior Advisor, 
Office of the Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 
L'Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024-2135. Dr. 
Webb can be reached by Telephone: 202-653-4718 Fax: 202-653-4608, or by 
email at swebb@imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with 
hearing difficulty at 202-653-4614.

    Dated: November 21, 2017.
Kim Miller,
Grants Management Specialist, Office of Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-25594 Filed 11-27-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7036-01-P