20 U.S. Code § 9165 - Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
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Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
(a) PurposeIt is the purpose of this part to develop a diverse workforce of librarians by—
enhancing the training and professional development of librarians and the library workforce to meet the needs of their communities, including those needs relating to literacy and education, workforce development, lifelong learning, and digital literacy.
(b) ActivitiesFrom the amounts provided under section 9123(a)(2) of this title, the Director may enter into arrangements, including grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and other forms of assistance, with libraries, library consortia and associations, institutions of higher education (as defined in section 1001 of this title), and other entities that the Director determines appropriate, for projects that further the purpose of this part, such as projects that—
develop or enhance professional development programs for librarians and the library workforce;
enhance curricula within nationally accredited graduate library and information science programs;
The Director shall establish procedures for reviewing and evaluating projects supported under this part.
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