Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: IMLS Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP) Notice of Funding Opportunity, 52851 [2018-22737]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 202 / Thursday, October 18, 2018 / Notices Institute of Museum and Library Services Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: IMLS Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP) Notice of Funding Opportunity Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities. ACTION: Submission for OMB review, comment request. AGENCY: 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 instructions for the IMLS Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP) Notice of Funding Opportunity. 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 CONTACT section below on or before November 16, 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). khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:28 Oct 17, 2018 Jkt 247001 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– 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: ADDRESSES: NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES I. Background 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. II. Current Actions The goal of the IMLS initiative Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP) is to support projects that strengthen the ability of small and rural libraries and archives to serve their communities. IMLS invites applications that focus on transforming school library practice, community memory, or digital inclusion, and are clearly linked to an individual institution’s broader community needs. IMLS Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APPL) is being offered as a special initiative with funding from the National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program. This action is to create the forms and instructions for this initiative as a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the next three years. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: 2019–2021 IMLS Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries Notice of Funding Opportunity. OMB Number: 3137–TBD. Frequency: Once per year. Affected Public: Library organization applicants. Number of Respondents: 150. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 35 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5250 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52851 Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a. Total Annual costs: $145,582.50. Dated: October 15, 2018. Kim Miller, Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services. [FR Doc. 2018–22737 Filed 10–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES National Endowment for the Arts 30-Day Notice for the ‘‘Our Town Program Implementation Study’’ Proposed Collection; Comment Request National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), 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 of 1995. 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 NEA is soliciting comments concerning the proposed information collection for the Evaluation of the Our Town Program. A copy of the current information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the address section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the address section below within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Sunil Iyengar, National Endowment for the Arts, 400 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20506–0001, telephone (202) 682– 5424 (this is not a toll-free number), fax (202) 682–5677, or send via email to research@arts.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the National Endowment for the Arts, Office of Management and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1

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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 Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP) 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 instructions for the IMLS Accelerating Promising 

Practices for Small Libraries (APP) Notice of Funding Opportunity.

    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 CONTACT 

section below on or before November 16, 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: 202-653-4608, or by 

email at [email protected], 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 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.



II. Current Actions



    The goal of the IMLS initiative Accelerating Promising Practices 

for Small Libraries (APP) is to support projects that strengthen the 

ability of small and rural libraries and archives to serve their 

communities. IMLS invites applications that focus on transforming 

school library practice, community memory, or digital inclusion, and 

are clearly linked to an individual institution's broader community 

needs. IMLS Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APPL) 

is being offered as a special initiative with funding from the National 

Leadership Grants for Libraries Program. This action is to create the 

forms and instructions for this initiative as a Notice of Funding 

Opportunity for the next three years.

    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.

    Title: 2019-2021 IMLS Accelerating Promising Practices for Small 

Libraries Notice of Funding Opportunity.

    OMB Number: 3137-TBD.

    Frequency: Once per year.

    Affected Public: Library organization applicants.

    Number of Respondents: 150.

    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 35 hours.

    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5250 hours.

    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a.

    Total Annual costs: $145,582.50.



    Dated: October 15, 2018.

Kim Miller,

Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services.

[FR Doc. 2018-22737 Filed 10-17-18; 8:45 am]

 BILLING CODE 7036-01-P