Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: 2021-2023 IMLS Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program Notice of Funding Opportunity, 2703-2704 [2021-00549]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 13, 2021 / Notices standard or the ANSI version of that standard. Contact ANSI to determine whether a test standard is currently ANSI-approved. A. Conditions In addition to those conditions already required by 29 CFR 1910.7, QAI must abide by the following conditions of the recognition: 1. QAI must inform OSHA as soon as possible, in writing, of any change of ownership, facilities, or key personnel, and of any major change in the operations as a NRTL, and provide details of the change(s); 2. QAI must meet all the terms of the recognition and comply with all OSHA policies pertaining to this recognition; and 3. QAI must continue to meet the requirements for recognition, including all previously published conditions on QAI’s scope of recognition, in all areas for which it has recognition. 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[FR Doc. 2021–00502 Filed 1–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–26–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: 2021–2023 IMLS Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program 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: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Jan 12, 2021 Jkt 253001 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. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments about the plan to offer a grant program targeted to the needs of Native American libraries. 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below on or before February 10, 2021. 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: Written comments and recommendations for proposed information collection requests should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/ do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection request by selecting ‘‘Institute of Museum and Library Services’’ under ‘‘Currently Under Review,’’ then check ‘‘Only Show ICR for Public Comment’’ checkbox or mail 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthony D. Smith, Associate Deputy Director, Office of Library Services, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North, SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024– 2135. Mr. Smith can be reached by telephone at 202–653–4716, or by email at asmith@imls.gov. 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 work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov. Current Actions: The purpose of this collection is to support Native American libraries in improving digital services, improving educational programs, and enhancing preservation and revitalization, 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 (including new and emerging technology), in all types of libraries, for individuals of all ages in order to support such individuals’ need for education, lifelong learning, workforce development, economic and business development, health information, critical thinking skills, digital library skills, and financial literacy and other types of literacy 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. 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; and enhancing efforts to recruit future professionals, including those from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds, to the field of library and information services. 4. Developing public and private partnerships with other agencies, tribes, and community-based organizations. 5. Targeting library services to individuals of diverse geographic, E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1 2704 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 13, 2021 / Notices 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 42 U.S.C. 9902(2)) 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 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 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 an applicant 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 seek approval for the information collection for the 2021– 2023 IMLS Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program Notice of Funding Opportunity for the next three years. The 60-day notice for the 2021–2023 IMLS Native American Library Services: Enhancement Grants Program Notice of Funding Opportunity, was published in the Federal Register on June 29, 2020 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Jan 12, 2021 Jkt 253001 (85 FR 38933–38934). No comments were received. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: 2021–2023 IMLS Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program Notice of Funding Opportunity OMB Number: 3137–0110. Frequency: Once per year. Affected Public: American Indian tribes recognized by the Secretary of the Interior. Number of Respondents: 51. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 40 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 2,040 hours. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a. Total Annual costs: $60,730.80. Total Federal Costs: $2,667.71. Dated: January 8, 2021. Kim Miller, Senior Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services. [FR Doc. 2021–00549 Filed 1–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: IMLS Collections Assessment for Preservation Forms Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities. ACTION: Notice, request for comments, 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. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the three-year approval of the forms necessary to support the implementation of the Collections SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program. They are designed to collect information to support applications to the program by both museums and conservators/assessors as well as preprogram questionnaires and postprogram evaluations. 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 12, 2021. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Connie Bodner, Ph.D., Director of Grants Policy and Management, 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. Bodner can be reached by telephone: 202–653–4636, or by email at cbodner@ imls.gov. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher J. Reich, Chief Administrator, Office of Museum Services, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington DC 20024–2135. Mr. Reich can be reached by telephone at 202–653–4685, or by email at creich@imls.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: IMLS is particularly interested in public comment 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. I. Background The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of Federal support for the Nation’s libraries and museums. 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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 
Requests: 2021-2023 IMLS Native American Library Services Enhancement 
Grants 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. The purpose of this Notice is to 
solicit comments about the plan to offer a grant program targeted to 
the needs of Native American libraries. 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 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below on or before February 10, 
2021.
    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: Written comments and recommendations for proposed 
information collection requests should be sent within 30 days of 
publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find 
this particular information collection request by selecting ``Institute 
of Museum and Library Services'' under ``Currently Under Review,'' then 
check ``Only Show ICR for Public Comment'' checkbox or mail 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: Anthony D. Smith, Associate Deputy 
Director, Office of Library Services, Institute of Museum and Library 
Services, 955 L'Enfant Plaza North, SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 
20024-2135. Mr. Smith can be reached by telephone at 202-653-4716, or 
by email at [email protected].

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 work together to transform the lives of individuals and 
communities. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov.
    Current Actions: The purpose of this collection is to support 
Native American libraries in improving digital services, improving 
educational programs, and enhancing preservation and revitalization, 
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 (including new and 
emerging technology), in all types of libraries, for individuals of all 
ages in order to support such individuals' need for education, lifelong 
learning, workforce development, economic and business development, 
health information, critical thinking skills, digital library skills, 
and financial literacy and other types of literacy 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. 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; and enhancing efforts to recruit future 
professionals, including those from diverse and underrepresented 
backgrounds, to the field of library and information services.
    4. Developing public and private partnerships with other agencies, 
tribes, and community-based organizations.
    5. Targeting library services to individuals of diverse geographic,

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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 42 
U.S.C. 9902(2)) 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 
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 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 an applicant 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 seek approval for the information collection for 
the 2021-2023 IMLS Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants 
Program Notice of Funding Opportunity for the next three years.
    The 60-day notice for the 2021-2023 IMLS Native American Library 
Services: Enhancement Grants Program Notice of Funding Opportunity, was 
published in the Federal Register on June 29, 2020 (85 FR 38933-38934). 
No comments were received.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: 2021-2023 IMLS Native American Library Services Enhancement 
Grants Program Notice of Funding Opportunity
    OMB Number: 3137-0110.
    Frequency: Once per year.
    Affected Public: American Indian tribes recognized by the Secretary 
of the Interior.
    Number of Respondents: 51.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 40 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 2,040 hours.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: n/a.
    Total Annual costs: $60,730.80.
    Total Federal Costs: $2,667.71.

    Dated: January 8, 2021.
Kim Miller,
Senior Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library 
Services.
[FR Doc. 2021-00549 Filed 1-12-21; 8:45 am]
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