Highlights of the PAR include an increased focus on civic engagement, a record number of African American History and Culture grants, and new opportunities for small and rural libraries and museums.
The National Museum and Library Services Board will have its 38th meeting at the IMLS offices at 955 L'Enfant Plaza, North, SW, Suite 4000, Washington, D.C. The plenary session, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., is open to the public:
- Welcome and Director's Report
- Approval of Minutes
- Office of Library Services Report
- Office of Museum Services Report
- Office of Digital and Information Strategy Report
The Institute for Research Design in Librarianship at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, gathers together librarians from across the country for a transformative learning experience.
IMLS received an additional $1 million for its research, evaluation, and data collection, as well as a $1 million increase in its administration budget.
Museums and libraries affected by recent hurricanes and typhoons may apply for an extension.
The funds will support the preservation of nationally significant historic properties and collections throughout the country.