The Friends of the SMU Libraries Grants Committee met on May 4, 2016 to review grant proposals submitted by the libraries. The committee was chaired by Vice President Stephanie Amsel and included Sam Childers, Brooke Clement, Donna Cotter and Judy McMillin. Amy Carver was ex-officio. The following grants were approved by the committee:
Fondren Library Center
Continue digitizing the Daily Campus student newspaper.
Hamon Arts Library, Bywaters Special Collections Wing
Conservation of 49 works of art on paper by a variety of Texas artists..
Norwick Center for Digital Services
Concave shelf truck for large format items.
Amount of grants: $22,150
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 recipient is Natasha Siu.
Support the Effective Use of Information Technology Staff Award
Support the Continuing Excellence Staff Award
TOTAL of all 2016 grants: $27,150