Institute of Museum and Library Services 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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.