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Morris Library
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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.  Please see our funding priorities below and click Give Now at the top of the page to make your gift. 

 

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.   

Libraries Excellence Activities Endowment 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.

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

Leaderboard
Departments with the Most Gifts!
Check out which department has brought in the most gifts for SIU Day!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Balancing Education, Experience, & Reality Schp. 950
2 School of Medicine 369
3 Saluki Athletics 254
4 College of Health and Human Sciences 219
5 College of Agricultural, Life & Physical Sciences 197
6 College of Mass Communication and Media Arts 170
7 College of Engineering 155
8 Marching Salukis (Liberal Arts) 141
9 School of Law 128
10 College of Business and Analytics 125
11 School of Education 124
12 College of Liberal Arts 107
13 Touch of Nature 78
14 Morris Library 76
15 Student Affairs 69
16 SIU Alumni Association 66
17 Strong Survivors 65
18 The Arts (Liberal Arts) 59
19 WSIU Public Broadcasting 56
20 General University Scholarships 53
21 Diversity Initiatives 46
22 Paul Simon Public Policy Institute 43
23 University Museum 33
24 Student Multi-Cultural Resource Center 32
25 Green Roof Project 27
26 Graduate School 23
27 University Honors Program 23
28 SIU Press 19
29 SIU Arboretum 17
30 Center for Archaeological Investigations 14
31 Center for International Education 12
32 Civil Service Council Education Assistance Program 10
33 Research 7
34 SIU Wellness and Health Promotion Services 7
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Leaderboard
Departments by Dollars Raised
Check out which Department has raised the most throughout SIU Day!
Rank Department Raised
1 School of Medicine $373,761.00
2 College of Liberal Arts $327,877.00
3 College of Business and Analytics $320,638.00
4 Saluki Athletics $270,124.29
5 College of Health and Human Sciences $190,391.94
6 College of Agricultural, Life & Physical Sciences $131,183.82
7 Morris Library $113,270.00
8 College of Engineering $103,696.90
9 School of Law $97,470.00
10 School of Education $70,639.00
11 Balancing Education, Experience, & Reality Schp. $65,724.53
12 General University Scholarships $55,046.00
13 Touch of Nature $52,325.00
14 College of Mass Communication and Media Arts $51,385.94
15 The Arts (Liberal Arts) $36,075.00
16 SIU Alumni Association $16,277.00
17 Marching Salukis (Liberal Arts) $11,999.88
18 Paul Simon Public Policy Institute $8,335.00
19 Diversity Initiatives $6,695.00
20 University Museum $6,270.00
21 WSIU Public Broadcasting $5,945.00
22 Strong Survivors $5,770.00
23 Student Affairs $5,260.18
24 Graduate School $2,035.00
25 SIU Press $1,955.00
26 Student Multi-Cultural Resource Center $1,870.00
27 University Honors Program $1,555.00
28 Green Roof Project $1,550.00
29 SIU Arboretum $1,505.00
30 Center for International Education $1,420.00
31 Research $920.00
32 Center for Archaeological Investigations $735.00
33 Civil Service Council Education Assistance Program $500.00
34 SIU Wellness and Health Promotion Services $270.00
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