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Office of Museum Services Update for FY 2014
FY14 OMS Report

With succinct text and bold infographics, the report presents an accessible look the grant programs, strategic priorities, and the types of organizations and projects that were funded in 2014 by the Office of Museum Services. Download Document

2016 Congressional Budget Justification
CJ 16 cover

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
PLS FY2012 cover

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