Gifts At Work

Gifts to the Library touch every program, scholar, and student at Illinois.

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The University Library was fortunate enough to host not one, but three special events to recognize extraordinary faculty and their accomplishments. In ceremonies this past fall, Christopher J. Prom, William H. Mischo, and Clara M. Chu were formally inv …

The Libraries 'have played a critical and highly empowering role in all aspects of my group's research, including our recently reported synthesis machine. Immediate access to a wide array of information is critical to everything we do. In particular, access to an extensive collection of online journals and search engines has been vital.'

— Martin D. Burke

More Gifts at Work Stories

Professor Laurence H. Miller, former University Library faculty member, has established the Larry and Mary Miller Endowment Fund. The new endowment will fund a professorship or scholars program and support Slavic, East European, and Eurasian collection …

Gifts at Work

A gift from a Library Friend has funded a display case (and permanent home) for a camera belonging to the Illinois alumnus who shaped 20th-century journalism.

Gifts at Work

A gift from an Illinois alumna and Library Friend has established The Berthold Family Professorship in Information Access and Discovery.

A “treasure trove for researchers.”

The poet’s important papers ultimately landed at Illinois, and the financial support of Library Friends was vital in making it happen.

Gifts at Work

The story of Jina Park, a recent alumna of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), wonderfully illustrates how the generosity of alumni and friends creates opportunities for bright, ambitious students to strengthen their own ski …

Gifts at Work

Meet Library Intern Margaret Joyce. The digitization work she’s doing in HPNL is made possible through a generous gift from a Friend of the Library.