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Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: 2022-2024 IMLS National Leadership Grants for Libraries/Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Notice of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2021-08023
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-20
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 this assessment process, instructions, and data collections. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: IMLS Collections Assessment for Preservation Forms
Document Number: 2021-06159
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-25
Agency: The National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 seven IMLS Collections Assessment for Preservation Forms. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: Evaluation of the Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Project
Document Number: 2021-05567
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-18
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces that 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 Evaluation of the Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Project research study, comprising archive and museums focus groups and libraries/archives/museums audience surveys. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Special Meeting of the National Museum and Library Services Board
Document Number: 2021-03141
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
The National Museum and Library Services Board, which advises the Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services in awarding national awards and medals, will meet by teleconference on March 2, 2021, to review nominations for the 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: Generic Clearance To Conduct Pre-Testing of Surveys
Document Number: 2021-03134
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 a generic clearance to Conduct Pre-Testing of Surveys, comprising of test questionnaires and survey procedures, in order to improve the quality and usability of information collection instruments. For more information on the types of proposed information collection requests for pre-testing survey IMLS may administer, contact the individual listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS Native Hawaiian Library Services Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2021-00742
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces that 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 this assessment process, instructions, and data collections. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: Request for Advance or Reimbursement Web Form
Document Number: 2021-00586
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces that 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 web form used by IMLS awardees to request advance or reimbursement payments. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: 2021-2023 IMLS Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program Notice of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2021-00549
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: IMLS Collections Assessment for Preservation Forms
Document Number: 2021-00548
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-13
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. 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 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 pre-program questionnaires and post-program 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.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: 2023-2027 IMLS Grants to States Program Five-Year State Plan Guidelines for State Library Administrative Agencies
Document Number: 2021-00094
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 2023-2027 IMLS Grants to States Program Five-Year State Plan Guidelines for State Library Administrative Agencies. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS National Leadership Grants for Museums and IMLS Museums for America Program Notices of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2021-00073
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 a plan to offer two grant programs targeting the needs of museums nationwide: IMLS National Leadership Grants for Museums and IMLS Museums for America Program. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS Native American Library Services Basic Grants Program-Final Performance Report Form
Document Number: 2021-00072
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the three year approval of the IMLS Native American Basic Library Grant Program Final Performance Report Form. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 National Medal for Museum and Library Service Nomination Form
Document Number: 2021-00071
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the nomination form for the annual IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service Program designed to recognize outstanding libraries and museums that have made significant contributions in service to improve the wellbeing of their communities. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS Museums Empowered Notice of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2021-00070
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 a plan to offer a special initiative of the Museums for America grant program that will target professional development needs for museums: Museums Empowered. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS Library and Museum Reviewer Forms
Document Number: 2021-00069
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the annual IMLS Library and Museum Reviewer Forms which are used by library and museum professionals to submit their interest and expertise to be considered for selection as an IMLS peer reviewer. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS National Leadership Grants for Libraries and the IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Notices of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2021-00068
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 a plan to offer two grant programs targeting the needs of libraries and their communities nationwide: IMLS National Leadership Grants for Libraries and the IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS Inspire! Grants for Small Museums Notice of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2021-00067
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 initiative targeting the needs of small museums and their communities nationwide: IMLS Inspire! Grants for Small Museums Program. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 Grant Performance Report Forms
Document Number: 2021-00066
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the three-year approval of the forms necessary to report on grant and cooperative agreement activities on interim and final bases for all IMLS grant programs. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Program and IMLS Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program Notices of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2021-00065
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-08
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 a plan to offer two grant programs targeting the needs of specific museums and their communities nationwide: IMLS Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Program and IMLS Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: Collections Assessment for Preservation Program
Document Number: 2020-28040
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-23
Agency: The National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 Collections Assessment for Preservation Program 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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS Native American Library Services Basic Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2020-27605
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-16
Agency: The National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces that 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 this assessment process, instructions, and data collections. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS Grant Application Forms
Document Number: 2020-27405
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-14
Agency: The National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces that 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 this assessment process, instructions, and data collections. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: Museums for All
Document Number: 2020-26625
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-03
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 renewal clearance of the Museums for All which includes clearance for Registration and Report Forms. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2020-25215
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-16
Agency: The National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 as part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery. IMLS has submitted a Generic Information Collection Request (Generic ICR entitled ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery '' to OMB for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
42nd Meeting of the National Museum and Library Services Board
Document Number: 2020-25025
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-12
Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation of the Arts and the Humanities
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the National Museum and Library Services Board will meet to advise the Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) with respect to duties, powers, and authority of IMLS relating to museum, library, and information services, as well as coordination of activities for the improvement of these services.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2023-2027 IMLS Grants to States Program Five-Year State Plan Guidelines for State Library Administrative Agencies
Document Number: 2020-24347
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-03
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 a plan to continue the IMLS Grants to States Program Five-Year State Plan Guidelines for State Library Administrative Agencies instructions. Each State Library Administrative Agency (SLAA) must submit a plan that details library services goals for a five-year period to receive funding. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: Request for Advance or Reimbursement Web Form
Document Number: 2020-23338
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-22
Agency: The National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments concerning the web form used by IMLS awardees to request advance or reimbursement payments. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: Evaluation of the Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Project
Document Number: 2020-22957
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-16
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments concerning a plan to conduct a research study entitled ``Evaluation of the Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Project''. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS Native Hawaiian Library Services Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2020-22393
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-09
Agency: The National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 a plan to offer a grant program targeted to the needs of Native Hawaiian libraries, aligned to the updated IMLS strategic plan for FY2018-2022IMLS Native Hawaiian Library Services Grant Program. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS Native American Library Services Basic Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2020-22392
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-09
Agency: The National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 a plan to offer a grant program targeted to the needs of Native American libraries, aligned to the updated IMLS strategic plan for FY2018-2022, IMLS Native American Library Services Basic Grant Program. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2022-2024 IMLS Grant Application Forms
Document Number: 2020-22212
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-07
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments concerning the three-year approval of the forms necessary to submit an application to any IMLS grant program. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: Evaluation and Learning for IMLS's Applying Promising Practices for Small and Rural Libraries (APP) Program
Document Number: 2020-21923
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-05
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 this assessment process, instructions, and data collections. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: Maker/STEM Education Support for 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Evaluation
Document Number: 2020-21857
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-02
Agency: The National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 a proposed survey and interviews to document the implementation of the Maker/STEM Education Support for 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program and investigate outcomes for museum staff, 21st CCLC staff, and youth participants. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: National Collections Assessment Program
Document Number: 2020-20689
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-21
Agency: The National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 a plan to offer a national collections assessment program to provide small and midsize museums with technical support to evaluate the condition of their collections and the environmental conditions in which they are housed. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2020-20225
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-14
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the continuance of the Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: Proposed Needs Assessment Study: Measures That Matter-Assessing Public Libraries' Activities Related to Workforce Development
Document Number: 2020-18302
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-20
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Request: State Library Administrative Agency, FY 2020-FY 2022
Document Number: 2020-17025
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-05
Agency: National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. By this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments concerning the continuance of the State Library Administrative Agencies Survey for FY 2020 and FY 2022. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: Generic Clearance To Conduct Pre-Testing of Surveys
Document Number: 2020-14794
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-10
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Request: Public Libraries Survey, FY 2020-FY 2022
Document Number: 2020-14793
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-09
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. By this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments concerning the new three year approval of the IMLS administered Public Library Survey. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2021-2023 IMLS Native American Library Services: Enhancement Grants Program Notice of Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2020-13836
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 a plan to offer a grant program targeted to the needs of Native American libraries, aligned to the updated IMLS strategic plan for FY2018-2022IMLS Native American Library Services: Enhancement Grants. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: Public Library Survey FY 2019-FY2021
Document Number: 2020-12652
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-11
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. By this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments concerning a change request approval of the IMLS administered Public Library Survey. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: “Museums Empowered: Professional Development Opportunities for Museum Staff”
Document Number: 2020-10470
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-15
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 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.
41st Meeting of the National Museum and Library Services Board
Document Number: 2020-10302
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-14
Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation of the Arts and the Humanities
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the National Museum and Library Services Board will meet to advise the Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) with respect to duties, powers, and authority of IMLS relating to museum, library, and information services, as well as coordination of activities for the improvement of these services.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: Building a National Network of Museums and Libraries for School Readiness Project (SRP)
Document Number: 2020-09238
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-30
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 this assessment process, instructions and data collections. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Implementation of Executive Order 13891: Guidance Documents
Document Number: 2020-04454
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-04
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
Through this notice, the Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the existence and location of an online guidance portal. This portal is designed to enable the public and our stakeholders to easily locate the Institute's guidance documents.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: Museum Capacity-Building Programs Assessment Project
Document Number: 2020-04382
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-04
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 this assessment process, instructions and data collections. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: Evaluation of IMLS's Applying Promising Practices for Small and Rural Libraries (APP) Program
Document Number: 2020-03681
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-25
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments about this assessment process, instructions and data collections. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: Assessment of the IMLS African American History and Culture (AAHC) Grant Program
Document Number: 2020-02223
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-05
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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 this assessment process, instructions and data collections. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Requests: State Library Administrative Agency Survey FY20 and FY22
Document Number: 2019-25122
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-20
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. By this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments concerning the continuance of the State Library Administrative Agencies Survey for FY 2020 and FY 2022. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: “Museums Empowered: Professional Development Opportunities for Museum Staff”-A Museums for America Special Initiative
Document Number: 2019-24725
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-14
Agency: The National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services
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. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning Museums Empowered: Professional Development and Capacity Building Opportunities for MuseumsA Museums for America Special Initiative. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.