Library Grants Awarded

Albertsons Library is happy to announce the winners of its fourth annual round of Library Collection Development Grants. The Library is awarding grants to teams of faculty and library liaisons to purchase library material identified in the application process.

“We are very pleased with the success of the collection development grant program” said Peggy Cooper, Associate Dean, Library Collections. “The program has proven to be an excellent way to identify materials that enhance the Library’s collections in subject areas of importance to faculty and students. We believe that the benefits of the collection grant program extend to the entire university community. Congratulations to this year’s winners.”

The 2008 winners are:
  • Ross Burkhart and Richard Kinney, Political Science, and Nick Bazemore, Library: state and local government, developing countries, international political economy

  • Nere Lete, Modern Languages and Literatures, and Memo Cordova, Library: audiovisual materials, Basque Studies minor

  • Peter Lutze and Peter Wollheim, Communications, and Rick Stoddart, Library: film studies

  • Juli Pool, Early Childhood Studies, Keith Allred, Chair, Special Education and Early Childhood Studies, and Sara Seely, Library: early childhood materials relating to disabilities.

  • Sergio Romero, Sociology, and Amy Elliot and Rick Stoddart, Library: ethnic studies (interdisciplinary)

  • Michelle Sabick, Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, and Beth Brin, Library: biomedical engineering

  • Arthur Scarritt, Sociology, and Rick Stoddart, Library: globalization (interdisciplinary)

  • Gail Shuck, English, and Kim Leeder, Albertsons Library: teaching English as a second language

  • John Ziker, Anthropology, and Memo Cordova, Library: economic and environmental anthropology; kinship and social organization; magic, witchcraft, and religion; and evolutionary theory.
Faculty members may want to start thinking about applying for next year’s grant cycle. For more information on the grant program visit http://library.boisestate.edu/CollDev/grants.shtm

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