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New Faculty Collection Grant Funds

The University Library is making available $15,000 for new faculty collection grants. These funds are designed to support new faculty research by enhancing the library's collections in new faculty areas of specialization.


  • New tenure-track faculty are eligible for funds during their first two years of appointment.
  • Up to $1,000 is available per faculty member.
  • Funds can be requested for one-time purchases only. Eligible materials include but are not limited to books, back issues of journals, ebooks, DVDs, CDs, streaming media, etc.
  • Requests should not include current subscriptions, software intended for classrooms or faculty offices, journal articles, multiple copies of the same item, or materials already held by the library.
  • The principal purpose of the grants is to encourage research and creative activities of new faculty.
  • Applications for electronic resources are subject to license review.

Funds are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, as long as there are funds left.

For further information or assistance with electronic materials requests , contact Amanda Price, Monographic Acquisitions Librarian, or 245-2643.