Grants, Gifts Support Projects
The New Mexico State University Library recently received several gifts and grants supporting a variety of projects. Barbara Lee Myers gave $1,000 to help provide student assistance for the Library’s Archives & Special Collections Department.
Two Library faculty members recently received grants from NMSU’s Southwest and Border Cultures Institute. Kirsten Clark was awarded $1,651.89 for her research project "History and the border: creating a guide to research library government documents collections." Molly Molloy received $2,000 for her project "Sharing the knowledge of southwestern and border cultures: NMSU Library visiting scholar awards." Molly will also collaborate with Dr. Patricia MacGregor-Mendoza of NMSU’s Languages and Linguistics Department, who was awarded $2,000 to increase Library holdings in Spanish.
The Library has received $3,125 from the Sound Model project of the Collaborative Digitization Program. The funding will allow project director Steve Hussman of Archives & Special Collections to digitize and transcribe audio oral history tapes from the University Archives.
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