Supporting Students & Faculty at Western Libraries
Your gift funds critical educational resources for both students and faculty. When you support Western Libraries, you support teaching and learning throughout the entire university.
It is through the generosity of donors like you the Libraries can meet student and faculty needs.
Heritage Resources creates engaging and empowering learning experiences through the collection of primary resources such as rare books, manuscripts, historical photographs and maps, and oral histories. Your gift helps us preserve and provide access to these cultural heritage materials in support of original research, active learning, and public dialogue.
Western Libraries Student Employee Opportunity Fund
Your gift has a direct impact on students here at Western. When you give to this fund, your gift helps advance library student employees' engagement in professional development and scholarship opportunities by funding registration fees, travel expenses, and other costs associated with professional growth.
Hacherl Research & Writing Studio Fund
At the Studio, a dynamic team of dedicated professionals, including specially-trained students, promote inquiry, agency and collaboration that helps both undergraduate and graduate students realize their full potential. Your gift supports the staffing, training, and technology costs associated with creating and running the Studio’s in-person and online instructional services.
Carmen Werder Teaching-Learning Academy (TLA) Legacy Fund
The TLA engages students, faculty, staff, and community members in dialogue that explores the intersection between teaching and learning. Your gift provides opportunities for students to engage as co-inquirers by attending local and international conferences to present research on best practices related to teaching and learning and to share the TLA experience with others.
Children’s Literature and Poetry
Children’s books spark the imagination, provide insight into cultural values, and inspire artistic design. Your gift helps build a comprehensive children’s literature and poetry collection written for children and teens and will help bring internationally acclaimed authors and illustrators to Western to work with students and educators passionate about writing and art.
You can support the Libraries in a variety of ways. Please see a complete list of giving opportunities on the checkout page.