The Friends of the SMU Libraries Grants Committee met on April 29, 2014 to review grant proposals submitted by the libraries. The committee was chaired by Sam Childers and included Matthew Adamic and Donna Cotter. Amy Carver was ex-officio. The following grants were approved by the committee:
Fondren Library Center
DeGolyer Library Prints & Photographs Department
Purchase of Civil War photographs.
Continue digitizing the Daily Campus student newspaper.
Jerry Bywaters Special Collections of the Hamon Arts Library
Conservation survey of the Paul and Viola Van Katwijk Collection.
Norwick Center for Digital Services
Kiosk Touch Station.
Add to the Colophon Collection of modern American literature.
Hamon Arts Library
Digitize and preserve some of SMU’s most unique archival sound recordings.
Fondren Library Public Services
Buttun maker kit & supplies.
Amount of grants: $42,685.12
Grants approved for yearly distribution:
Central University Libraries
Assist in funding the production of the CUL annual report publication.
Library School Scholarship Award
This year's scholarship recipients are Kelly Baxter, Ada Negraru, and Sara Outhier.
Support the Effective Use of Information Technology Staff Award
Support the Continuing Excellence Staff Award
TOTAL of all 2014 grants: $49,685.12