Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: IMLS “2019-2022 Native Hawaiian Library Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity”, 36628-36629 [2018-16184]

Download as PDF daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 36628 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 146 / Monday, July 30, 2018 / Notices library operations and maintain core library services, particularly as they relate to the following goals in the Museum and Library Services Act (20 U.S.C. 9141). 1. Expanding services for learning and access to information and educational resources in a variety of formats, in all types of libraries, for individuals of all ages in order to support such individuals’ need for education, lifelong learning, workforce development, and digital library skills. 2. Establishing or enhancing electronic and other linkages and improved coordination among and between libraries and entities, as described in 20 U.S.C. 9134(b)(6), for the purpose of improving the quality of and access to library and information services. 3. (a) Providing training and professional development, including continuing education, to enhance the skills of the current library workforce and leadership, and advance the delivery of library and information services. (b) Enhancing efforts to recruit future professionals to the field of library and information services. 4. Developing public and private partnerships with other agencies and community-based organizations. 5. Targeting library services to individuals of diverse geographic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds, to individuals with disabilities, and to individuals with limited functional literacy or information skills. 6. Targeting library and information services to persons having difficulty using a library and to underserved urban and rural communities, including children (from birth through age 17) from families with incomes below the poverty line (as defined by the Office of Management and Budget and revised annually in accordance with section 9902(2) of Title 42) applicable to a family of the size involved. 7. Developing library services that provide all users access to information through local, State, regional, national, and international collaborations and networks. 8. Carrying out other activities consistent with the purposes of the Library Services and Technology subchapter of the IMLS statute (20 U.S.C. 9121). Indian tribes are eligible to apply for funding under the Native American Library Services Enhancement Grant program. Entities such as libraries, schools, tribal colleges, or departments of education are not eligible applicants, although they may be involved in the VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:33 Jul 27, 2018 Jkt 244001 administration of this program and their staff may serve as project directors in partnership with an eligible applicant. For purposes of funding under this program, ‘‘Indian tribe’’ means any tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska native village, regional corporation, or village corporation (as defined in, or established pursuant to, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.)), which is recognized by the Secretary of the Interior as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians. A list of eligible entities is available from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. To be eligible for this program you must be able to document an existing library that meets, at a minimum, three basic criteria: (1) Regularly scheduled hours, (2) staff, and (3) materials available for library users. This action is to renew the forms and instructions for the Notice of Funding Opportunities for the next three years. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: 2019–2021 IMLS Native American Basic Library Program Notice of Funding Opportunity. OMB Number: 3137–0093. Frequency: Once per year. Affected Public: American Indian tribes recognized by the Secretary of the Interior. Number of Respondents: 233. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 10 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 2330 hours. Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: n/a. Total Annual Costs: $66,010. Dated: July 25, 2018. Kim Miller, Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services. [FR Doc. 2018–16183 Filed 7–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: IMLS ‘‘2019–2022 Native Hawaiian Library Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity’’ Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submission for OMB review, comment request. ACTION: 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. 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. This notice proposes the clearance of the IMLS ‘‘2019–2022 Native Hawaiian Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity’’ for the next three years. 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: Comments must be submitted to the office listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below on or before August 27, 2018. 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: 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sandra Webb, Director of Grant Policy and Management, 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– SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 146 / Monday, July 30, 2018 / Notices 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: The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s libraries and museums. We advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grant making, research, and policy development. Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov. Current Actions: IMLS is requesting the approval of the Notice of Funding Opportunity for the following grant program for the next three years. Native Hawaiian grants are competitive grants available to carry out activities, described in 20 U.S.C. 9141, that enhance existing library services or implement new library services. Native Hawaiian Library Services grants are available to nonprofit organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians (as the term is defined in 20 U.S.C. 7517). The term ‘‘Native Hawaiian’’ refers to an individual who is a citizen of the United States and a descendant of the aboriginal people who, before 1778, occupied and exercised sovereignty in the area that now comprises the State of Hawaii. Successful Native Hawaiian grant projects should result in measureable changes and outcomes, such as increased understanding, interest, and confidence among participants. Successful Native Hawaiian grant projects support the activities described in 20 U.S.C. 9141, for example: • Support for individuals’ needs for education, lifelong learning, workforce development, and digital literacy skills; • improvement of the quality of and access to library and information services; and • enhancement of the skills of the current library workforce and leadership. This action is to renew the forms and instructions for the Notice of Funding Opportunities for the next three years. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: 2019–2021 IMLS Native Hawaiian Program Notice of Funding Opportunity. OMB Number: 3137–0102. Frequency: Once per year. Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians. Number of Respondents: 7. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:33 Jul 27, 2018 Jkt 244001 Estimated Average Burden per Response: 40 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 280 hours. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a. Total Annual costs: $7,933. Dated: July 25, 2018. Kim Miller, Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services. [FR Doc. 2018–16184 Filed 7–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Renew an Information Collection National Science Foundation. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: NSF is announcing plans to request renewed clearance of this collection. In accordance with the requirements 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. DATES: Written comments on this notice must be received by September 28, 2018, to be assured consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. Send comments to address below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone (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: Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Foundation, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Foundation’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36629 are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Title of Collection: Research Performance Progress Report. OMB Approval Number: 3145–0221. Expiration Date of Approval: September 30, 2018. Type of Request: Intent to seek approval to extend an information collection for three years. Use of the Information: NSF developed the RPPR as a service within Research.gov. The service provides a common portal for the research community to manage and submit annual project reports to the National Science Foundation (NSF) and to partner agencies. This service replaced NSF’s annual and interim project reporting capabilities which resided in the FastLane System. Complete information about NSF’s implementation of the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) may be found at the following website: http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/ rppr/index.jsp. Burden on the Public: The Foundation estimates that an average of 6.6 hours is expended for each report submitted. An estimated 120,000 reports are expected during the course of one year for a total of 30,000 public burden hours annually. Dated: July 25, 2018. Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 146 (Monday, July 30, 2018)]
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NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Institute of Museum and Library Services


Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: 
IMLS ``2019-2022 Native Hawaiian Library Grant Program Notice of 
Funding Opportunity''

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

ACTION: Submission for OMB review, comment request.

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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. 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. This notice proposes the 
clearance of the IMLS ``2019-2022 Native Hawaiian Grant Program Notice 
of Funding Opportunity'' for the next three years.
    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: Comments must be submitted to the office listed in the FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below on or before August 27, 2018.
    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: 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sandra Webb, Director of Grant 
Policy and Management, 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-

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653-4608, or by email at [email protected], or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for 
persons with hearing difficulty at 202-653-4614.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Institute of Museum and Library Services 
is the primary source of federal support for the nation's libraries and 
museums. We advance, support, and empower America's museums, libraries, 
and related organizations through grant making, research, and policy 
development. Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work 
together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To 
learn more, visit www.imls.gov.
    Current Actions: IMLS is requesting the approval of the Notice of 
Funding Opportunity for the following grant program for the next three 
years. Native Hawaiian grants are competitive grants available to carry 
out activities, described in 20 U.S.C. 9141, that enhance existing 
library services or implement new library services. Native Hawaiian 
Library Services grants are available to nonprofit organizations that 
primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians (as the term is defined 
in 20 U.S.C. 7517). The term ``Native Hawaiian'' refers to an 
individual who is a citizen of the United States and a descendant of 
the aboriginal people who, before 1778, occupied and exercised 
sovereignty in the area that now comprises the State of Hawaii. 
Successful Native Hawaiian grant projects should result in measureable 
changes and outcomes, such as increased understanding, interest, and 
confidence among participants. Successful Native Hawaiian grant 
projects support the activities described in 20 U.S.C. 9141, for 
example:
     Support for individuals' needs for education, lifelong 
learning, workforce development, and digital literacy skills;
     improvement of the quality of and access to library and 
information services; and
     enhancement of the skills of the current library workforce 
and leadership.
    This action is to renew the forms and instructions for the Notice 
of Funding Opportunities for the next three years.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: 2019-2021 IMLS Native Hawaiian Program Notice of Funding 
Opportunity.
    OMB Number: 3137-0102.
    Frequency: Once per year.
    Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations that primarily serve and 
represent Native Hawaiians.
    Number of Respondents: 7.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 40 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 280 hours.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a.
    Total Annual costs: $7,933.

    Dated: July 25, 2018.
Kim Miller,
Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services.
[FR Doc. 2018-16184 Filed 7-27-18; 8:45 am]
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