16.536 request for proposals: broadband in museums & libraries

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 536.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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             Date: Sat, 08 Mar 2003 08:38:34 +0000
             From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <david@ninch.org>
             Subject: IMLS RFP for Innovative Approaches to the Use of
    Broadband Technologies

    News on Networking Cultural Heritage Resources
    from across the Community
    March 7, 2003

                                     IMLS Issues RFP:
               Innovative Approaches to the Use of Broadband Technologies
                           Library and Museum Collaborations
                            May 15, 2003 Proposal Deadline

    An important RFP has been issued by the Institute for Museum and Library
    Services under its National Leadership Grant guidelines for museum-library
    collaborations to encourage innovative use of broadband technologies.

    David Green

    >From: ThePrimarySource <ThePrimarySource@imls.gov>
    >To: "'theprimarysource@explore.imls.gov'"
    > <theprimarysource@explore.imls.gov>
    >>Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2003 15:20:12 -0500

    6. RFP: Innovative Approaches to the Use of Broadband Technologies
    IMLS has issued a request for proposals for projects to develop innovative
    approaches to the use of broadband technologies. The call is issued under
    the National Library Grants program for library and museum collaborations.

    Successful proposals will demonstrate the ability to develop innovative
    educational programming drawing on content from libraries and museums and
    using high-bandwidth capacity for delivery.

    A collaboration between at least one eligible library applicant and at
    least one eligible museum applicant is required. See eligibility criteria
    and partnership requirements under 2003 National Leadership Grant
    guidelines, pages 1.3-1.4 at

    The postmark deadline for submission of applications is May 15, and the
    period of performance is a maximum of two years. All other terms and
    conditions described in the National Leadership Grant guidelines will
    apply. Applicants should use the application forms provided in the
    National Leadership Grant guidelines. For further information contact


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