Institute of Museum and Library Services Receives Comments on Plan to Consolidate Library Programs

Submitted by Blake on Thu, 09/14/2006 - 11:44

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) today released a summary of comments on its draft plan for consolidating the functions of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) and the public and state library surveys of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The plan, which would go into effect in fiscal year 2008, results from President Bush's fiscal year 2007 budget request. The draft plan (PDF, 75KB) was developed in consultation with key stakeholders including the Federal-State Cooperative System and State Library Administrative Agency survey steering committees, the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies, national library service organizations, and IMLS's federal partners.