Institute of Museum and Library Services December 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: A Needs Assessment of Programs, Services, and Operations of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Document Number: 2018-27652
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-28
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 proposed survey to collect information related to the current program, services and operations needs and activities of USA- based indigenous cultural institutions of tribal archives, libraries, and museums. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Freedom of Information Act Regulations and Additional Incidental Technical Amendments to Other IMLS Regulations
Document Number: 2018-27219
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-12-26
Agency: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Agencies and Commissions, Institute of Museum and Library Services
This rulemaking would revise the regulations that the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) follows in processing records under the Freedom of Information Act, in part to comply with the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016, and otherwise would revise all current IMLS regulations to reflect the agency's change of address, update outdated information and ensure consistency within each regulation and across all IMLS regulations. The revisions to IMLS FOIA regulations would clarify and update procedures for requesting information from IMLS and procedures that IMLS follows in responding to requests from the public. The revisions to other IMLS regulations would update the citation for the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, reflect the agency's change of address, and update outdated information and to ensure consistency within each regulation and across all IMLS regulations.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection Request: Proposed Research Project: The Social Well-Being Impact (SWI) of Libraries and Museums Study
Document Number: 2018-27625
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
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 plan to conduct a research study entitled ``The Social Well-being Impact (SWI) of Libraries and Museums Study''. The study will be designed to demonstrate the impact of libraries and museums on community well-being. 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: Community Catalyst Initiative (CCI): The Roles of Libraries and Museums as Enablers of Community Vitality and Co-Creators of Positive Community Change Program Cohort Evaluation
Document Number: 2018-26210
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-03
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 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 proposed cohort evaluation project related to the ``Community Catalyst Initiative: Roles of Libraries and Museums as Enablers of Community Vitality and Co-Creators of Positive Community Change'' grant program and document processes related to community engagement, partnerships, and associated outcomes for the benefit of the museum and library fields. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.