New York State Library Division of Library Development

Discretionary Grant Application Workbook


PROJECT DESCRIPTION

On separate sheets submit a description of the project for which you are requesting funding. Address all of the topics listed below. Arrange and number your description in the order in which it is requested below. See Application Instructions for details about the information to be included in each section.

I.

DESCRIPTION OF INSTITUTION OR AGENCY

 

A.

Size of the institution's operation.

 

B.

The agency's total collection of library research materials.

II.

INSTITUTIONAL COMMITMENT TO CONSERVATION/PRESERVATION

 

A.

Institutional conservation/preservation activities.

 

B.

Participation in cooperative or regional conservation/preservation activities.

III.

ACCESSIBILITY OF COLLECTIONS TO THE PUBLIC

 

A.

Access policies and practices of the institution.

 

B.

Cataloging or other forms of bibliographic control.

 

C.

Ownership of materials.

IV.

RESEARCH VALUE OF MATERIALS TO BE PRESERVED

 

A.

Description of materials to be preserved with grant funds.

 

B.

Significance of the materials for research.

V.

PLAN OF WORK

 

A.

The timetable for the project.

 

B.

Conservation/preservation activities to be carried out during the project.

 

C.

Personnel and vendors involved in the project.

 

D.

Environmental conditions in which preserved materials will be stored.

 

E.

Preparations for disasters.

 

F.

Security arrangements for protecting the collections.

VI.

INSTITUTIONAL CONTRIBUTION TO THE PROJECT

 

A.

Contributions of staff time by existing institutional staff.

 

B.

Financial contribution towards the overall costs of the project.


Link to  COOPERATIVE APPLICATION AGREEMENT

Link to  MICROFORM GUIDELINES AGREEMENT
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Last modified on February 17, 2000/djr
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URL: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/cp/projdesc.htm