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Please note: As of March 13, 2019, the Multi-Volume Sets Project will be discontinued and replaced with a new grant program (in progress). Click on the "New Project" tab below for more details!

Call for Proposals

Applying for 2016-17 Multi-Volume Sets Grant Program

MVS Grant Applications for 2017-2018

  • Duplicate *prescreening* deadline: November 1, 2017
  • MVS Grant application deadline: January 15, 2018
  • Notification of MVS Awards:   March 1, 2018
  • Placing an order for the awarded MVS titles:   by April 1, 2018
  • Cataloging of the awarded MVS titles:   by June 30, 2018

Application Process


Step 1.Submit the filled out application form for duplicate prescreening electronically as an email attachment with "MVS prescreening” in subject line by November 1, 2017



Step 2.Submit the completed grant application package (the filled out application form and required supporting documents) for the MVS Grant electronically as an email attachment by January 15, 2018



Qualified Materials and Institutions

Updated 08/16/2017

MVS Committee Members

Committee Co-chairs

Cheryl Crowley, Professor
Emory University

Ayako Yoshimura
Japanese Studies Librarian
University of Chicago

Committee Members

WIlliam Johnston, Professor
Wesleyan University

Yukako Tatsumi
East Asian Studies Librarian
University of Maryland

Toshie Marra
Librarian of the Japanese Collection
University of California, Berkeley

Tara McGowan
NCC Executive Director (ex-officio)

North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources
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