Grants and Scholarships

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2009 Grants

The Friends of the SMU Libraries Grants Committee met on April 28, 2009 to review grant proposals submitted by the libraries. The committee was chaired by Judy McMillin and included Joanne Pratt and Donna Wellington. Amy Carver was ex-officio. The following grants were approved by the committee:


Central University Libraries
Fund the one-time archival fee for JSTOR’s Arts & Sciences Collections (volumes IV, V, VI and VII).


business library
Purchase the Economics, Econometrics and Finance backfiles collection from the Social Sciences and Humanities section of the ScienceDirect database.


Bridwell Library
Special collections materials in the fields of theology, religion, church history, scripture, liturgy, devotionals, Wesleyana and Methodism.


Hamon Arts Library
Partial funding of the new complete works edition of Claudio Monteverdi.


CUL Development
Challenge grant for the Fall 2009 CUL Telephony telemarketing campaign.


Hamon Arts Library
Three volumes of the Hollstein or New Hollstein series of print catalogs.


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


DeGolyer Library Prints & Photographs Dept.
Purchase of photographs from the Civil War.


Jerry Bywaters Special Collections of the Hamon Arts Library
Conservation of 25-30 works of art on paper by noted Texas regionalist artist Merritt Mauzey.


Bridwell Library
Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion.


DeGolyer Library
Partial production costs of the 2009 issue of the Horton Foote Review.


DeGolyer Library, the Friends of the SMU Libraries and the CUL Exhibits Committee
Development of an on-line exhibition of the Colophon Moderns Collection.

Amount of grants: $45,986

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 Emily Grubbs and Dawn Youngblood.


SMU Libraries
Support the Effective Use of Information Technology Staff Award


SMU Libraries
Support the Employee of the Year Staff Award

TOTAL of all 2009 grants: $51,986