The Friends of the SMU Libraries Grants Committee met on April 25, 2011 to review grant proposals submitted by the libraries. The committee was chaired by Pamalla Anderson and included Diana Grumbles, Shannon Jarrett and Marjorie Swann. Amy Carver was ex-officio. The following grants were approved by the committee:
Hamon Arts Library
Fully fund and complete the holdings of the New Dutch Hollstein series of print catalogs for the Hamon Arts Library reference collection.
One-year subscription of both the Social Science Edition and the Science Edition of Journal Citation Reports (JCR).
Transcribe oral history interviews conducted under the auspices of the SMU Women’s Club.
G. William Jones Film and Video Collection (Hamon Arts Library)
Fund the processing and organization of existing local television archival materials for improved preservation and access.
Add to the Colophon Collection of modern American literature.
DeGolyer Library Prints & Photography Department
Purchase Civil War photographs.
Amount of grants: $20,638
Grants approved for yearly distribution:
Central University Libraries
Assist in funding the production of the CUL annual report publication.
Support the Effective Use of Information Technology Staff Award
Support the Continuing Excellence Staff Award
TOTAL of all 2011 grants: $24,638