Grants and Scholarships

Grants and Scholarships

2008 Grants

The Friends of the SMU Libraries Grants Committee met on April 28, 2008 to review grant proposals submitted by the libraries. The committee was chaired by Toni Terry and included Judy McMillin, Karen Mortazavi and Donna Wellington. Amy Carver was ex-officio. The following grants were approved by the committee:


G. William Jones Film and Video Collection at the Hamon Arts Library
Preservation treatment of 12 35mm feature films.


Central University Libraries
Purchase electronic access to Nature Online back to 1987.


DeGolyer Library
Add to the Colophon Collection of modern American literature.


Bridwell Library and the DeGolyer Library
Sam Houston portrait restoration project.


Jerry Bywaters Special Collections of the Hamon Arts Library
Conservation of sixty works of art on paper by noted Texas regionalist artist Merritt Mauzey.


Central University Libraries
Purchase of the International Encyclopedia of Communication Online.


Bridwell Library
Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures edited by Suad Joseph.


Hamon Arts Library
Partial funding of Illustracion artistic, a late nineteenth- and twentieth-century journal from 1882-1917.


Exhibits Committee
Purchase new book cradles and new books about making exhibits.


Fort Burgwin Library
Purchase of the book Taos Artists and their Patrons 1898-1950 by Dean A. Porter, Teresa Hayes Ebie, Suzan Campbell and the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art.


business library
DMA 2007 Response Rate Trends Report.


business library
Guide to Indian Markets – 2006.

Amount of grants: $24,754.70

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 recipients are Greg Dawson from the Hamon Arts Library and Melanie Gibson from the Bridwell Library.


SMU Libraries
Support the Effective Use of Information Technology Staff Award


SMU Libraries
Support the Continuing Excellence Staff Award

TOTAL of all 2008 grants: $30,754.70