$ 911,836 raised 2,964 gifts
Morris Library has raised $ 17,865 from 53 gifts!
Morris Library
Help us celebrate 150 years by making an impact.

The mission of Library Affairs is to support the instructional, research, and service needs of SIU Carbondale.  Library Affairs improves the lives of everyone shaped by the SIU experience by assuming a leadership role in providing intellectual, bibliographic, instructional and physical access to information resources.  The organization identifies user service its top priority.

 

Morris Library is the cornerstone to the excellent education the students of SIU Carbondale receive. Over the years, Morris has evolved from a collection of traditional print materials to a cornucopia of information where students can pursue every path their curiosity takes them.  The focus continues to be on being forward thinking while striving to serve the citizens of the state and scholars of the nation and world.   Morris Library furnishes the facilities and equipment necessary to meet technological needs; house, develop and preserve collections; and provide optimal space for users, staff and services.

 

Thank you for investing in Morris Library.  We are grateful for your generosity.  Our fund priorities are listed below.

 

Library Facilities/Technology Fund: The purpose is to provide funding for Morris Library facilities and technology, including student laptops, scanners, 3-D printers, and collaborative workstations.   

Library Excellence Fund: This fund supports the services and collections of Morris Library.

Morris Library Building Improvement Fund: The purpose is to support the building improvements including renovations and repairs to Morris Library.

Library Special Collections - To purchase library materials (e.g. books, journals, microfilms, etc.) for the Special Collections Division of Morris Library

Carl Schweinfurth Fund: The purpose is to support the African Studies collections. 

Humanities Library Fund: This helps support the purchase of library materials including books, microfilms, journals, etc., for the humanities division of Morris Library.

 

Donate and turn the world MAROON!
Rank State Donors
1 IL 41
2 VA 2
3 NH 1
Leaderboard
Top 5 Participating Groups (most gifts)
This includes gifts during the 24 hour Day of Giving only. Offline gifts will be counted and updated after the 24 hours.
Rank Department Gifts
1 Balancing Education, Experience, & Reality Schp. 826
2 School of Medicine 289
3 College of Applied Sciences & Arts 127
4 Strong Survivors 110
5 College of Agricultural Sciences 97
6 College of Liberal Arts 96
7 Saluki Athletics 85
8 College of Education and Human Services 79
9 College of Mass Communication and Media Arts 73
10 College of Engineering 64
11 School of Law 54
12 College of Business 53
13 Morris Library 50
14 Student Affairs 44
15 General University Scholarships 40
16 College of Science 37
17 WSIU Public Broadcasting 36
18 Touch of Nature 33
19 Saluki Alumni Plaza 26
20 Marching Salukis 25
21 Student Multi-Cultural Resource Center 23
22 Paul Simon Public Policy Institute 22
23 Graduate School 22
24 University Museum 20
25 Performing Arts 19
26 SIU Alumni Association 14
27 SIU Press 11
28 Chancellor's Scholars Program 11
29 Economic Development 11
30 Center for Archaeological Investigations 10
31 Campus Lake Fund 9
32 Police K-9 Unit 7
33 Diversity Initiatives 6
34 University Honors Program 5
35 SIU Police K-9 Unit 4
36 Fermentation Science Institute 4
37 New Student Programs 3
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Leaderboard
Top 5 Participating Groups (most dollars raised)
This includes dollars during the 24 hour Day of Giving only. Offline dollars will be counted and updated after the 24 hours.
Rank Department Raised
1 Saluki Athletics $201,798.00
2 College of Engineering $134,005.00
3 School of Medicine $91,112.00
4 College of Education and Human Services $64,980.00
5 College of Applied Sciences & Arts $32,547.00
6 Balancing Education, Experience, & Reality Schp. $32,064.00
7 Touch of Nature $28,260.00
8 Strong Survivors $17,735.00
9 College of Mass Communication and Media Arts $17,285.00
10 College of Liberal Arts $13,486.00
11 Morris Library $12,465.00
12 College of Business $11,380.00
13 College of Science $10,655.00
14 School of Law $9,045.00
15 General University Scholarships $8,805.00
16 College of Agricultural Sciences $7,480.00
17 Saluki Alumni Plaza $6,805.00
18 Paul Simon Public Policy Institute $4,860.00
19 SIU Press $3,530.00
20 SIU Police K-9 Unit $3,125.00
21 Student Affairs $2,540.00
22 University Museum $2,410.00
23 WSIU Public Broadcasting $2,405.00
24 Performing Arts $2,355.00
25 Marching Salukis $2,096.00
26 Graduate School $2,081.00
27 Student Multi-Cultural Resource Center $1,835.00
28 SIU Alumni Association $1,835.00
29 Chancellor's Scholars Program $1,445.00
30 Economic Development $1,000.00
31 Center for Archaeological Investigations $500.00
32 New Student Programs $375.00
33 Campus Lake Fund $362.00
34 University Honors Program $350.00
35 Diversity Initiatives $325.00
36 Police K-9 Unit $300.00
37 Fermentation Science Institute $140.00
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Morris Library Matching Gift
A very generous anonymous donor has agreed to match every gift made to Morris Library up to $3,000. Give to the library and double the impact of your gift!
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