Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Institute of Museum and Library Services Funding Report by State FY 2011 – 2016

Categories: Govt Finance,Libraries/Museums

https://www.imls.gov/sites/default/files/publications/documents/imlsfundingreportallstates.pdf

The first report to combine museum and library program funding by state.  Includes lists of recipient institutions, amounts of grants, and provides descriptions of activities funded.  From the Institute of Museum and Library Services

 

Webcomics Web Archive

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Libraries/Museums

https://www.loc.gov/collections/webcomics-web-archive/about-this-collection/

A collection focused specifically on comics created for the web. Includes mainstream comics artists and those who are not well-known.  From the Library of Congress

(arts/humanities     libraries/museums)

U.S. Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account (1998-2014)

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Business/Economics,Libraries/Museums,Statistics

https://www.arts.gov/artistic-fields/research-analysis/arts-data-profiles/arts-data-profile-12?utm_source=Research+-+May+2017+Newsletter&utm_campaign=Research+December+2016+Newsleter&utm_medium=email

Updates data through 2014 on contributions to the U.S. economy by the arts and cultural sector.  From the National Endowment for the Arts

 

Enrollment and Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2015, and Financial Statistics and Academic Libraries, Fiscal Year 2015: First Look

Categories: Education-Higher,Libraries/Museums,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017024.pdf

Statistics on college student enrollment, including gender and race/ethnicity, on institutional revenues and expenditures, on staff and faculty gender and race/ethnicity, and on academic library collections, expenditures and services.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Sigmund Freud Papers

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Libraries/Museums,Mental Health,Sex Issues

https://www.loc.gov/collections/sigmund-freud-papers/about-this-collection/

A digitized collection of more than 20,000 items, including the personal papers of Freud.  From the Library of Congress

 

Universal Service Monitoring Report 2016

Categories: Education,Libraries/Museums,Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2017/db0113/DOC-343025A1.pdf

Provides annual information on industry revenues, program funding requirements, and other data on four universal service programs of telecommunications support.  From the Federal Communications Commission

 

Strengthening Networks, Sparking Change: Museums and Libraries as Community Catalysts

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Libraries/Museums

https://www.imls.gov/sites/default/files/publications/documents/community-catalyst-report-january-2017.pdf

A handbook for libraries and museums on how to partner with community-based organizations, government agencies, and other cultural and educational organizations to promote improved community wellbeing.  From the Institute of Museum and Library Services

 

Registry of U.S. Federal Scientific Collections

Categories: Environment,Libraries/Museums,Science/Technology

http://usfsc.grscicoll.org/

A comprehensive resource of information about scientific collections maintained by federal departments and agencies.  Covers collections of physical objects that have been gathered for scientific research.  From the Interagency Working Group on Scientific Collections and the Smithsonian Institution

 

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