Grants The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded its first round of Sparks! Ignition Grants, which are designed to help libraries and museums solve challenging problems. Four ARL libraries are among the grant recipients: Purdue University and Penn State University Amount: $24,594 Project: Creating Databib, an annotated online bibliography of research data repositories Cornell University Amount: $25,000 Project: Collaborating with other campus partners to address high attrition rates among doctoral students in the humanities New York Public Library Amount: $25,000 Project: Crowdsourcing the transcription of a digital collection of historical menus RLI 275 26 News ( C O N T I N U E D ) JUNE 2011 RESEARCH LIBRARY ISSUES: A QUARTERLY REPORT FROM ARL, CNI, AND SPARC
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