Key Initiatives

​​​​​​​​​​​  Friends of the Libraries

List one of the Key Initiatives below in the comments section of the online donation form to further direct your gift to the Friends of the Libraries - Giv​e Now!

Journals & BooksJournals and Books for any academic area
By making a contribution to the collections budget for a specific discipline, you can make a great impact on the Libraries’ ability to cover the costs of providing the very best, most up-to-date scholarly resources for CMU students and faculty, in the College of your choice.   


College of Medicine Library ResourcesCollege of Medicine Library Resources
Medical library resources are very expensive, yet crucial to the successful education of CMED students.  Invest in the Libraries’ support of CMED and the success of our future doctors.



Furniture Replacement & Repair Furniture Replacement and Repair
Alluring? -Probably not.  Necessary?  -Yes!  Keep the Library looking like new!  Over ten years, thousands of students, and hours of use has started to show on the furniture in the Park Library.  The atmosphere, comfort level, and appearance of the Library directly effects CMU student's quality of experience, and their ability to work comfortably for extended periods of time. 

Sustaining uo-to-date Technology Sustaining up-to-date Technology
Up-to-date technology is an essential element of today’s library services and is expensive to provide and to maintain.  Help us offer CMU students and faculty access to the best technology and tools.  



Cultural ExposureCultural Exposure: Support of Exhibits and Special Programs
Heighten the experience of the CMU community and support an engaged learning atmosphere.  Enable the Libraries to host quality speakers, artists, and traveling exhibits, creating an impactful and dynamic atmosphere for cultural diversity and engaged learning. 


Global Campus Library Services Give Now!

Global Campus Library ServicesGlobal Campus Library Services

Do you want to make life easier for those working to attain their CMU degree off campus or online?  Help the Libraries offer greater resources, unlimited access, and enhanced technology to assist students in their research, and get them what they need quickly, and efficiently!   


Clarke Historical Library 
List one of the Key Initiatives below in the comments section of the online donation form to further direct your gift to the Clarke Historical Library - Give Now!

Michigan HistoryMichigan History

Support one of the key missions of the Clarke Historical Library by enabling us to collect and preserve books, documents, manuscripts, and periodicals relating to the cultural, industrial, and natural history of Michigan. 



Microfilming

Microfilming and Digitizing of MI Newspapers
Support one of the key missions of the Clarke Historical Library by enabling us to collect and preserve books, documents, manuscripts, and periodicals relating to the cultural, industrial, and natural history of Michigan. 



Children's Literature Collection
Children's Literature Collection
Enable the Clarke to continue growing its exemplary collection of children’s books, an important resource for CMU students and scholars in children’s literature.  The collection is representative of books from various cultures and time periods, and documents beloved authors and illustrators, as well as serial books, textbooks, and other volumes children frequently read.   

CMU Archive
CMU Archives
From official records, to the social and cultural activities that help to define the CMU experience, a gift in support of the University Archives will enable the Clarke to actively document and preserve the rich history of Central Michigan University.



Condor
CONDOR (CMU's Online Digital Repository)
CONDOR is accessible to the public and allows access to the CMU Archives, CMLife Archives, CMU yearbooks, Michigan Digital Newspaper collection, various other Clarke collections and publications by members of Central Michigan University.  A gift in support of CONDOR will enable further digitization of Clarke collections and help to cover the costs associated with making CONDOR available. 

Hemingway in Michigan
Hemingway in Michigan
The Clarke Historical Library is acknowledged internationally as the premier location for researching Hemingway’s Michigan connections.  Enable the future collection, preservation and outreach activities relating to the influence of northern Michigan on Hemingway, and the place​of Michigan in Hemingway's works. 



Angling Collection
Angling Collection
The Clarke Historical Library’s collection of books, manuscripts, periodicals and ephemera relating to angling continues to grow in depth and significance, highlighting the history of tourism, outdoor recreation, and natural history in Michigan.  Your support will advance the future collection, preservation, and outreach activities associated with the Clarke’s Angling Collection.


For more information regarding any of these
specific funding needs, contact:

Megan Moreno
Libraries Director of Development and Community Outreach
Park Library 407B
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859