The Friends of the SMU Libraries Grants Committee met on April 29, 2013 to review grant proposals submitted by the libraries. The committee was chaired by Sam Childers and included Stephanie Amsel, Jamie Condon and Donna Cotter. Amy Carver was ex-officio. The following grants were approved by the committee:
Purchase of a Steelcase media:scape for their new collaborative study room.
Digitization of 136 historical working papers for the faculty of the Cox School of Business.
Continue digitizing the Daily Campus student newspaper and other student publications.
DeGolyer Library Prints & Photography Department
Civil War photographs.
Scannx Book ScanCenter.
Add to the Colophon Collection of modern American literature.
Jerry Bywaters Special Collections of the Hamon Arts Library
Conservation of 56 works of art on paper by noted Texas regionalist artist Merritt Mauzey.
Amount of grants: $28,995
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 and Ada Negraru.
Support the Effective Use of Information Technology Staff Award
Support the Continuing Excellence Staff Award
TOTAL of all 2013 grants: $34,995