|Coffee Shop||$500,000||#1 Student request|
|Sound Masking||$55,000||#2 Student request|
|Soft study chairs||$1,000 each||#3 Student request, 6 needed|
|Enhanced wiring||$2,000||To enhance first floor seating|
|Bike/Treadmill desk||$400/$1500 each||Favorable comments on survey|
|Soft study carrel cluster||$40,000 minimum||Student priority for 3rd floor|
|Wall Art – specific||$1,500||Lower priority, given other needs|
|Wall Art, not specified||$10,000||Creates stimulating learning space|
|Unified service desk||$100,000||To simplify user engagement|
|Drain for Rare Books Room||Est. pending||To reduce summer humidity|
|Renovate Floors 2 & 3||$5,000,000||Based on study completed fall 2015|
|Sponsor MU author||$1,000 – $5,000||Provide free use via open access|
|Open Access Author Support Fund||Any amount||Contribute to free, open access articles|
|Honor with Books Program||$100 – $800||A great way to honor someone special|
|Donate books and journals||NA||Contact Renita Richmond to donate materials|
|Online Journal Back-files||$ 5,000||Free up shelf space for user seating|
|Support for online journal||$300-$10,000||Provide online use for MU campus|
Services — Endowed Positions
Provides administrative services and leadership for the Health Sciences Libraries. The unique aspects of the health care environment require leadership with specialized health library experience in this position.
- New: Biomedical Sciences Librarian
Serves as a liaison to biomedical research programs, centers, and departments in order to develop library partnerships in support of research. This position will require a candidate with a background in science or informatics.
- Additional: Education Librarian
Enhances undergraduate and graduate education, provides users with learning tools for accessing information, presenting data, and managing electronic bibliographies. Programs served include a broad spectrum of health professional programs, such as nursing, medicine, medical specialties, health professions, health informatics, and public health.
- Video content for anatomy, lab experiments, cross-cultural issues, etc.
- Support for literature in healthcare collection and programming
- Display case
- Art-hanging devices for a display wall
- New Technology, such as 3-d printer or the anatomage table, such as the one at the University of Michigan’s Taubman Library
Prepared by Deb Ward
Director, Health Sciences Libraries
October 13, 2016