University Libraries Publications

Title

Creative Fundraising Through Campus Collaborations

Publication Title

Journal of Library Innovation

Publication Date

2011

Document Type

Article

Keywords

academic libraries, collaboration, collection development, fundraising, students

Disciplines

Library and Information Science

Abstract

Many libraries have traditionally failed to consider unorthodox sources of funding, especially for collection building. Because of resource limitations, librarians are now beginning to work on acquisition projects with non-library entities. This paper examines a number of innovative collaborations on a university campus that yielded substantial collection development monies for a Library Media Department at the University of Maryland.