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2016 Congressional Budget Justification
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The Institute of Museum and Library Service's Fiscal Year 2016 Appropriations Request to the United States Congress Download Document

Public Libraries in the United States Survey: Fiscal Year 2012
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The Public Libraries in the United States Survey examines when, where, and how library services are changing to meet the needs of the public. These data, supplied annually by more than 97 percent of public libraries across the country, provide information that policymakers and practitioners can use to make informed decisions about the support and strategic management of libraries. Read More

2014 Performance and Accountability Report

This report provides an overview of IMLS’s strategic goals, a description of our model of evidence-based program design, a description of how each of our grant programs contributed to our approach, and an in-depth description of five strategic priorities for fiscal year 2014. Download Document