Grants and Scholarships

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2013 Grants

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:


Bridwell Library
Purchase of a Steelcase media:scape for their new collaborative study room.


Business Library
Digitization of 136 historical working papers for the faculty of the Cox School of Business.


SMU Archives
Continue digitizing the Daily Campus student newspaper and other student publications.


DeGolyer Library Prints & Photography Department
Civil War photographs.


Fondren Library
Scannx Book ScanCenter.


DeGolyer Library
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.


SMU Libraries
Support the Effective Use of Information Technology Staff Award


SMU Libraries
Support the Employee of the Year Staff Award

TOTAL of all 2013 grants: $34,995