Funding a Digital Library. One-Time, Sometimes, All the Time. Building a Library Addition. Planning involves determining Storage capacity Seating capacity Service points Furnishings Technology. Building a Library Addition. Construction involves Excavation Cement pours Framing
All the Time
Planning involves determining
Building a library addition is all about the place. Once the cement has hardened and the paint is dry your attention shifts to use.
Funding for a library addition must be fully in place before construction begins.
Planning and building a digital library addition is all about use not place. There is no cement to harden nor paint to dry and funding must be secured while construction is underway and the construction never stops.
Building physical and digital library additions require different funding models.
1998 CIO grant
Library of Congress/Ameritech Grant
2003 Ira and Mary Lou Fulton Gift
2005 Library Services and Technology Act Grant
2003 Angel Partners Grant
2007 Angel Partners Grant
The Lee Library has
Established the Marcus Bach Endowment
Established the Gold Family Endowment
Established the Digital Library Endowment
Making friends and finding partners