Creative Fundraising Through Campus Collaborations

Joe C Clark


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.


library fundraising; campus collaboration; collection development

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ISSN: 1947-525X