Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: Museum Capacity-Building Programs Assessment Project, 1239 [2019-00582]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2019 / Notices OMB Number: 3137–0100. Frequency: Once per year. Affected Public: Library and Museum grant applicants. Number of Respondents: 976. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 15.4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 6,235 hours. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a. Total Annual costs: $174,186. 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). Dated: January 28, 2019. Kim Miller, Grants Management Specialist, Office of Grants Policy and Management. [FR Doc. 2019–00543 Filed 1–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). 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. 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 March 28, 2019. ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Dr. Sandra Webb, Director, Office of Grants 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula Gangopadhyay, Deputy Director, Office of Museum Services, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. She can be reached by Telephone: 202–653– 4717 Fax: 202–653–4608, or by email at pgangopadhyay@imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202–653–4614. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: 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. 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 II. Current Actions Over its history, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has invested in a wide range of organizational capacity building and technical assistance for the museum sector through grant making and special initiatives. Through this project, IMLS seeks to strengthen the alignment of its investments, and other offerings in the sector, and understand the full scope of NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: Museum CapacityBuilding Programs Assessment Project Institute of Museum and Library Services. ACTION: Notice, request for comments on this collection of information. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Jan 31, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00193 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 1239 existing museum capacity building opportunities, including but not limited to organizational assessment, coaching, cohort learning, self-driven communities of practice, and self-serve resources. Through this assessment project, IMLS seeks to obtain a holistic view of the museum target audience and needs for capacity building support, identify potential gaps in the suite of current offerings, and define both opportunities and partnerships for new and expanded offerings. This action is to seek approval for the survey forms and instructions for the Museum Capacity-Building Assessment Programs for the next three years. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: Museum Capacity-Building Programs Assessment Project. OMB Number: 3137–TBD. Frequency: Once a year. Affected Public: Museum staff. Number of Respondents: TBD. Estimated Average Burden per Response: TBD hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: TBD hours. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a. Total Annual costs: $TBD. 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. 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. Dated: January 28, 2019. Kim Miller, Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services. 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NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Institute of Museum and Library Services


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: Museum 
Capacity-Building Programs Assessment Project

AGENCY: Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). 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.
    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 March 28, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Dr. Sandra Webb, Director, Office of 
Grants 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula Gangopadhyay, Deputy Director, 
Office of Museum Services, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 
955 L'Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024-2135. She 
can be reached by Telephone: 202-653-4717 Fax: 202-653-4608, or by 
email at pgangopadhyay@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 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

    Over its history, the Institute of Museum and Library Services 
(IMLS) has invested in a wide range of organizational capacity building 
and technical assistance for the museum sector through grant making and 
special initiatives. Through this project, IMLS seeks to strengthen the 
alignment of its investments, and other offerings in the sector, and 
understand the full scope of existing museum capacity building 
opportunities, including but not limited to organizational assessment, 
coaching, cohort learning, self-driven communities of practice, and 
self-serve resources. Through this assessment project, IMLS seeks to 
obtain a holistic view of the museum target audience and needs for 
capacity building support, identify potential gaps in the suite of 
current offerings, and define both opportunities and partnerships for 
new and expanded offerings. This action is to seek approval for the 
survey forms and instructions for the Museum Capacity-Building 
Assessment Programs for the next three years.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: Museum Capacity-Building Programs Assessment Project.
    OMB Number: 3137-TBD.
    Frequency: Once a year.
    Affected Public: Museum staff.
    Number of Respondents: TBD.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: TBD hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: TBD hours.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a.
    Total Annual costs: $TBD.
    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. 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.

    Dated: January 28, 2019.
Kim Miller,
Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services.
[FR Doc. 2019-00582 Filed 1-31-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 7036-01-P