Grants and Scholarships

Grants and Scholarships

2012 Grants

"The day it was installed, students at the Cox School of Business started using the new KIC BookEdge Plus scanner made possible by a generous grant from Friends of the Library. Comments have already been made about how great the new scanner is. The business library is thrilled to be able to offer this upgraded service."

Business Library, Cox School of Business

The Friends of the SMU Libraries Grants Committee met on April 25, 2012 to review grant proposals submitted by the libraries. The committee was chaired by Pamalla Anderson and included Diana Grumbles and Shannon Jarrett. Amy Carver was ex-officio. The following grants were approved by the committee:


Central University Libraries
15 iPad 2s to be used by CUL’s subject liaisons.


Fondren Library Center
Steelcase media:scape mini for the Information Commons collaboration room.


business library
KIC flatbed scanner.


SMU Archives
Continue digitizing the Daily Campus student newspaper.


DeGolyer Library Prints & Photography Department
Purchase Civil War photographs.


DeGolyer Library
Colophon Collection of modern American literature.


Fondren Library Center Circulation
DVD repair machine.

Amount of grants: $25,303.43

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 Porcia Vaughn and student employee Madeline Sheldon.


SMU Libraries
Support the Effective Use of Information Technology Staff Award


SMU Libraries
Support the Continuing Excellence Staff Award

TOTAL of all 2012 grants: $31,303.43