2018—Pub. L. 115–410, § 5(1), substituted “Policy research, data collection, analysis and modeling, evaluation, and dissemination” for “Policy research, analysis, data collection, and dissemination” in section catchline.
Subsecs. (a) to (f). Pub. L. 115–410, § 5(3), added subsecs. (a) to (f) and struck out former subsecs. (a) to (e) which required the Director annually to conduct policy research, analysis, and data collection to improve the Nation’s museum, library, and information services, set out requirements and objectives for the research, required dissemination of the results, and provided contract authority. Former subsec. (f) redesignated (g).
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 115–410, § 5(2), redesignated subsec. (f) as (g).
Subsec. (g)(1). Pub. L. 115–410, § 5(4), substituted “each of the fiscal years 2020 through 2025” for “fiscal year 2011 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 2012 through 2016”.
2010—Pub. L. 111–340 amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “From amounts described in sections 9123(c) and 9176(b) of this title, the Director shall carry out and publish analyses of the impact of museum and library services. Such analyses—
“(1) shall be conducted in ongoing consultation with—
“(A) Statelibrary administrative agencies;
“(B) State, regional, and national library and museum organizations; and
“(C) other relevant agencies and organizations;
“(2) shall identify national needs for, and trends of, museum and library services provided with funds made available under subchapters II and III of this chapter;
“(3) shall report on the impact and effectiveness of programs conducted with funds made available by the Institute in addressing such needs; and
“(4) shall identify, and disseminate information on, the best practices of such programs to the agencies and entities described in paragraph (1).”