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Dr. Mehra and Dr. Bishop

The University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences Receives Grant Funding for PLSB-TN Project

September 18, 2014

The University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences (UT-SIS) has been awarded a one-year planning grant of $49,557 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  Associate Professor Bharat Mehra and Assistant Professor Wade Bishop will administer the grant project, “The role of rural public libraries in small business economic development in the Appalachian region: A case study of Tennessee” (PLSB-TN).”  The two phase research project will begin Oct. 1, 2014 and conclude Sept. 30, 2015.