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Successful Fundraising for the Academic Library by Laura Sloop Henzl, Kathryn Dilworth

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Resources and technology

Abstract

Library resources and technology can be positioned similarly to collections. They can also be specifically targeted to alumni with an interest in a particular area of study. Technology can be positioned through the libraries as an opportunity for the entire student body. Donors with an affinity for technology can be made to understand that only in the libraries are these resources available to every student, whatever the area of study.

Keywords

Library resources; Makerspace; Information commons; Information resources; Learning commons; Library technology

Librarians have the greatest need for information resources and technology, yet those needs are typically the most difficult to fund with private dollars. Although ...

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