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For Friends of the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Fall 2012 Whats Inside Page 2 Libraries collections open house Page 3 Grant award for librarymuseum collaborationPage 11 Because of You; ExhibitsPages 4-8 Honor Roll of donorsPage 12 Deans Message Melvyn and Joan New donate personal rare book collectionMelvyn and Joan New have donated a portion of their personal collection of books to the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries Department of Special and Area Studies Collections, 544 individual titles in 944 volumes. e collection is centered on Professor News area of specialization, eighteenth-century English literature, and most signicantly on Laurence Sterne (1713-1768) and his writings, but there are also titles from the seventeenth century to the present. e collection was evaluated at close to $200,000. Its most valuable item, perhaps, is the 9-volume set of Sternes most famous work, e Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy (17601767), with the rare concealed second editions of volumes 7-8; and another 9-volume set, with a concealed second edition of volume 4. ere are also two rst editions of Sternes second great ction, A Sentimental Journey (1768), including a copy of the rare large-paper edition designed for subscribers, and rst editions of all seven volumes of his Sermons (1760-1769). e real strength of the collection, however, is in its multiple editions of these works, providing an important bibliographical history from the eighteenth century through numerous reprintings into the modern era. Hence there are more than 50 dierent editions of Sentimental Journey, alone, many nely illustrated. ere are also translations of Sternes works into French, German, Russian, Italian, Dutch, Spanish and Japanese. When the scholarly journal, Eighteenth-Century Intelligencer, reported this donation to the profession, it remarked that it constitutes the most valuable holdings for the study of Sterne west of Shandy Hall in Coxwold, Yorkshire (Sternes Page 9 Parents Library Endowment; student assistant scholarship winner Page 10 Grant awards received for Archive of Haitian Religion and Culture; Digitization of Florida Jewish newspapers (Continued on page 2)The rare 1760-1767 edition of The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, (London). Nine volumes bound into four in original full leather bindings with the spines rebacked in modern calf leather. As noted by Professor New, they are an unusual combination of signed (and unsigned) first and second editions.Mobile ApplicationsThe Libraries website displays in a wide range of web-enabled and smart phone browsers. The library mobile applications may be useful for quick, specific access to Smathers Libraries services. See www.uflib.ufl.edu/ mobile for a listing of available apps. In addition, two interactive apps have been created by former curator of the Baldwin Library of Historical Childrens Literature Rita Smith and her daughter for books from the collection. See www.kandelsmith.com.
2 Chapter One last home, now a National Trust site) and east of the ECCO (EighteenthCentury Collections Online). Italo Calvino has referred to Tristram Shandy as the undoubted progenitor of all avant-garde novels of our century. omas Mann has suggested the inuence of the work on his great Joseph saga, and James Joyce has paid tribute to Sterne in explaining the origins of his inexplicable Finnegans Wake Goethe and Nietzsche both thought of him as the primary genius of English ction, and more recently Salman Rushdie in Midnights Children, Juan Goytisolo in Juan the Landless and Carlos Fuentes in Christopher Unborn have all written major ctions of national identity with acknowledgements to Sternes inuence. It is no accident that Virginia Woolf herself edited A Sentimental Journey and was one of the rst to recognize in Sternes writing what she wanted to achieve in her own highly stylized prose. Perhaps no other writer of eighteenth-century ction has produced so stellar a progeny. e University Presses of Florida has published eight volumes of Professor News Works of Laurence Sterne, edited by himself and colleagues from England, Canada, and the Netherlands; a ninth and nal volume, e Miscellanies is in progress. e work of more than thirty-ve years, the Sterne edition lies behind the collection now given to the Libraries, in that the books were gathered with an eye toward duplicating the books in Sternes own library, not only classics like Rabelais and Cervantes, Burton and Montaigne, but a good many esoteric titles of works that he wove into his own writings. In addition, in support of the edition of his forty-ve surviving sermons, there are many theological works, adding to the ne collection already in the Harold and Mary Jean Hanson Rare Book Collection, thanks to the eorts of Professor Aubrey Williams and Professor New, who spent many hours of their careers at UF combing through rare book catalogues and ordering books for the Libraries. In those years, professors indeed ordered books; English literature of the Renaissance and eighteenth century was taught by the English department; and the idea of preserving and passing on the great works of our literary heritage was believed to be our primary mission in the University. By housing their collection with the University of Floridas Department of Special and Area Studies Collections, the New family hopes it will be there when students once again discover that Shakespeare and Sterne are more valuable to their lives and educations than Spiderman.New (Continued from page 1) Libraries hold open house An open house was held on Friday, October 5 in the Smathers Library Grand Reading Room to showcase rare and unique items from the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections as well from other select collections in the Libraries. Department curators from the Harold and Mary Jean Hanson Rare Book Collection, P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History, Baldwin Library of Historical Childrens Literature, Popular Culture, Archives & Manuscripts (University Archives,Architecture Archives, political papers, etc.), Latin American, Asian, African and Judaica collections were on hand to show and discuss the materials with attendees. Also present were representatives of the Map & Imagery Library, Government Documents collection, the Health Science Center Library and the Panama Canal Museum Collection. Attendees included friends of the libraries and the general public. e Grand Reading Room recently underwent a renovation with the removal of a temporary wall that had blocked o the processing area, the installation of display cabinetry and the renishing of the long tables previously used for processing materials, thus increasing the available space for researchers.
Chapter One 3 e George A. Smathers Libraries have been awarded $477,312 in National Leadership grant funding from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) with a matching amount of $541,976 provided jointly by the University of Florida and the Libraries. e award was one of three in Florida and the fourth largest nationally out of 52 awards granted from 211 applications. Dean of University Libraries and principal investigator (PI) Judith C. Russell along with co-PI, Associate Dean for Technology and Support Services Rachel Schipper, will lead the project implementation. e project was conceived as the result of the transfer of materials from the Panama Canal Museum to the Libraries when the museum closed in March 2012. e grant award will enable the Libraries to evaluate, preserve and integrate items from the former Panama Canal Museum. e transfer of over 20,000 objects, photos, books and maps was completed in July and the items will undergo conservation and select digitization. ey will be accessible to scholars and other visitors to the Libraries and have the opportunity to be viewed in national/international exhibitions. e Libraries, along with collaborative partners, will lead a multiinstitutional centennial celebration of the opening of the Panama Canal in 2014-2015 to promote public understanding of the achievement and the heritage resources available for scholarly, educational and civic purposes. We are so grateful to the founders and patrons of the Panama Canal Museum for entrusting us with this collection and partnering with us to preserve it and make it accessible, said Judith Russell. ere is a lot of work to do, and the grant provides additional resources to help us make the integration successful and the centennial celebration outstanding. Congratulations to everyone who has worked so hard and so well to make this award possible, she added. Formal partners include the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration and UF partners, the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. Other UF partners include the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, College of Business, College of Fine Arts, College of Engineering, Health Science Center and Legal Information Center, as well as venue support for cultural events from the Phillips Performing Arts Center. Additional nonUF collaborating institutions are the Museum of Science and Industry (Tampa), Nationaal Baggermuseum in Sliedrecht (the Netherlands), the Natural History Museum of San Diego, Museo del Canal Interocenico de Panam, the Panama Canal Society and the Association of Southeast Research Libraries. e IMLS grant is signicant not only for its high monetary value, but also because it validates the prolonged eorts of the Panama Canal Museum and the University of Florida to preserve an important piece of United States and Panamian history and provides a model for the nation on how small museums and libraries can be integrated into larger institutions, said Joseph J. Wood, former president of the Panama Canal Museum. Everyone who has participated in the establishment and growth of the Museum since 1998 is extremely gratied that our mutual eorts with the University of Florida will allow for the continued growth and preservation of the Museums collection, one that will remain as a long-lasting tribute to all the men and women of all nationalities who participated in the construction, operation, defense and expansion of the Panama Canal, added Wood. e Smathers Libraries were also acknowledged for this unique library-museum collaboration on September 14 with the 2012 Innovation Award from the Northeast Florida Library Information Network (NEFLIN). e award recognizes an innovative program or service that has demonstrated impact on the community a NEFLIN library serves. Materials from the Panama Canal Museum Collection currently digitized can be viewed at http://ufdc.u.edu/ pcm Read more about the Panama Canal Centennial celebration weekend kicko brochure here: www.uib.u. edu/communications/Panama-canalcelebraton-1.pdf.e Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nations 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. rough grant making, policy development, and research, IMLS helps communities and individuals thrive through broad public access to knowledge, cultural heritage and lifelong learning. Libraries receive National Leadership Award for library and museum collaboration
4 Chapter One e libraries of the University of Florida form the largest information resource system in the state of Florida and include eight libraries. Seven are in the system known as the George A. Smathers Libraries, and one (Legal Information Center) is attached to the law schools administrative unit. Over the past 100 years, faculty and librarians have built hundreds of specialized collections, now totaling more than ve million volumes, printed in practically every written language by publishers throughout the world. e George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida include specialized collections in science, architecture, art, history, languages, music and health sciences. e collections cover all areas of contemporary knowledge, from agriculture to zoology and from philosophy to history. e libraries serve all of the universitys faculty and students, but each has a special mission to be the primary support of specic colleges and degree programs. e libraries support the very best educational, research and service performance by university faculty and students, using the latest online technology and timehonored methods of collection and preservation. For more information on giving to the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida contact Samuel Huang, associate dean for advancement and development, at (352) 273-2505. F Friends of the George A. Smathers Libraries Includes gifts received by the George A. Smathers Libraries from October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012 GIFTSCORPORATIONS AND FOUNDATIONS Donors of $100,000 or More Panama Canal Museum Sam & Charles LLC Donors of $10,000 to $49,999 A. H. Burnett Foundation Rush & Glassman Donors of $1,000 to $9,999 Bates Family Foundation Coca-Cola Refreshments Meredyth Anne Dasburg Foundation DLGV Mactus Group LLC SP Medical-Legal Consultants, Inc. Wells Fargo Foundation e Woodell Family Foundation, Inc. Donors of $500 to $999 CSX Corporate Citizenship NextEra Energy Foundation, Inc. Donors of $250 to $499 Constellation Energy Group Eaton Corp. Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation Historic American Engineering Record ISAER Jewish Community Endowment Fund Procter & Gamble Co. Donors of Less than $249 Deloitte Foundation EBSCO Industries, Inc. Intel Foundation Johnson & Johnson Jordan Wells Associates New York Life Foundation Paramount Grill e Quaker Chemical Foundation Siemens Corp. State Farm Cos. Foundation United Technologies Corp. Verizon Foundation INDIVIDUALS Donors of $1,000,000 or more Drs. Martin and Sandra Fackler Donors of $100,000 or More Dr. Melvyn & Mrs. Joan New Mr. Charles B. & Mrs. Lauren Price Mr. Samuel & Mrs. Faye B. Price Donors of $50,000 to $99,999 Dr. David & Mrs. Enid D. Owens Mr. Alan & Mrs. Ann Rothschild Mr. Frederic E. Stresau Donors of $10,000 to $49,999 Mr. Gregory R. Allen Ms. Katherine E. Egolf Ms. Marilyn J. Hapsis-Hugo Dr. Barbara D. Herbstman Mr. Bernard Parker Mr. Donald Williams Mr. Warren B. & Mrs. Ruby Jean W. Wiltshire Donors of $1,000 to $9,999 Mr. Julio O. & Mrs. Maria R. de Armas Aenlle Mr. William P. Angrick II Ms. Cecilia Botero Cecilia A. Bryant, Esq. & Dr. Richard L. Lipsey Mrs. Cathy T. & Mr. Melvin Burres Ms. Jane Anne S. Carey Mr. Richard M. Carris & Ms. Lana M. Glass Dr. Chauncey C. & Mrs. Cheng-Yung Y. Chu Dr. A. David Crown & Ms. Deborah R. Cohen Mr. Dorr R. & Mrs. Caroline M. Dennis Dr. Frank Di Trolio Mrs. Beverly Ann & Mr. Hugh M. English Ms. Dyan Gershman Dr. Alex E. S. & Mrs. Freda K. Green Dr. Lillian Guerra Mrs. Barbara M. & Mr. Martin G. Gundersen, Jr. Dr. Maurice Gyer Mrs. Anne M. & Mr. Phillip S. Haisley Mr. Ben Hansen Dr. M. J. Hardman-De-Bautista Mr. Samuel T. & Mrs. Corinna K. Huang Mr. Alain J. & Mrs. Louise A. Huin Dr. John E. Ingram Prof. Ernest H. & Ms. Carol Ann Boyles-Jernigan Mr. Brian W. & Mrs. Elizabeth A. Keith Dr. Vernon N. Kisling, Jr. Dr. Robert M. Kreamer (d) Mr. Craig Kunaschk Mrs. Mary L. & Mr. Todd J. Logan Dr. Elizabeth B. Mann Ms. Emily Mitchell Dr. Geraldine C. Nichols Ms. Elisabeth C. Odum Mr. Stephen D. Ossmer Dr. Steven Pliskow & Mrs. Blanca A. Luaces Dr. Miriam & Mr. Jack Price Mr. Ted C. & Mrs. Ellen B. Prosser Mr. John D. Ridge Mrs. Jeanne M. Rochford Mr. Arthur & Mrs. Lauren S. Rudick Mr. James E. & Mrs. Leslie Rutherford Dr. Edward E. & Mrs. Karen C. Schaefer Dr. Rachel A. & Mr. Jan K. Schipper Dr. Ofelia M. Schutte Mr. Edward W. Scott, Jr. Mr. Ernest A. & Mrs. Norma M. Sellers Dr. Ruth S. & Dr. Yeayi P. Sheng Mrs. Eileen E. Stephens Dr. Nan-Yao & Mrs. Jill H. Su Dr. Robert L. & Mrs. Christine B. Suber Dr. Laurie N. & Mr. James C. Taylor Dr. Michele R. Tennant & Dr. Michael M. Miyamoto Ms. Susan Victoria Mr. Alfred C. & Mrs. Judy A. Warrington Mr. Joseph J. & Mrs. Beverly B. Wood Janet K. Yamamoto, Ph.D. Mrs. Eunice & Mr. Barry L. ZisserEvery eort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this report. Please accept our apologies if we are in error. Contact the development oce at (352) 273-2505 so that we may adjust our records. (d) = deceased
Includes gifts received by the George A. Smathers Libraries from October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012Chapter One 5Donors of $500 to $999 Mr. Ignacio J. & Mrs. Lourdes I. Abella Ms. Diane L. Bruxvoort Dr. Robert A. Bryan Dr. Avecita D. Chicchon & Mr. Ashburn R. Piland III Mr. Steven G. & Mrs. Susan D. Christovich Mr. Florin & Mrs. Lucia Curta Mr. Manny & Mrs. Joanne M. Fernandez Mr. Robert J. & Mrs. Lili Girardot Mr. Harvey L. Goldstein Dr. Harold P. & Mrs. Mary J. Hanson (d) Dr. Robert D. & Mrs. Lynne W. Holt Mrs. Shu-Min L. & Dr. Chung K. Hsieh Prof. Roy Hunt Mrs. Barbara F. & Dr. Jonathan S. Jones Mrs. Diane Linfors Mrs. Iona R. & Mr. Peter P. Malanchuk Dr. Fiona McLaughlin & Dr. Leonardo A. Villalon Dr. Charles R. & Mrs. Deborah C. Merritt Mr. Michael S. Price Mrs. Joan G. & Dr. Richard E. Promin Ms. Judith C. Russell Mr. Brian D. Webb Donors of $250 to $499 Mrs. Mary Jane Ballou Mr. Wes & Mrs. Kim Battiste Ms. Michele J. Crump Mrs. Melanie N. & Mr. Steven Forbrick Dr. C. Herbert & Mrs. C. Herbert Gilliland Mr. Frank S. & Mrs. Rebecca C. Hawks Mr. Stanley R. & Mrs. Patricia M. Heath Dr. Rebecca J. & Mr. Robert C. Jeerson Ms. Nancy A. Johansen Ms. Martha E. Kohen & Dr. Ignacio Porzecanski Ms. Maribeth Krupczak & Mr. Robert C. Dowd Dr. Robert F. & Mrs. Patricia J. Lanzillotti Ms. Sue Mauk & Mr. Douglas A. Hornbeck Dr. N. Lindsay & Mrs. Linda P. McFadyen Mr. Shaik M. & Mrs. Rabiya B. Mohseen Dr. Norton T. & Mrs. Cynthia G. Montague Ms. Hannah F. Norton Dr. Sui-Kwong P. & Mrs. Juliet Z. Pao Mrs. Brigitte & Mr. Angelo S. Paola Mrs. Elizabeth B. & Mr. Robert C. Sanchez Dr. Nancy J. Szabo & Mr. Kane Wei Mrs. Florida Belle Tarapani Ms. Antoinette T. Tidjani Alou Ms. Nancy L. Williams Dr. Chung L. & Mrs. Liu P. Wu Dr. Robert H. & Mrs. Gay A. Zieger Donors of Less than $249 Mr. Georey S. Aaronson Ms. Jackie Abril Ms. Andrea M. Adams Ms. Erika M. Aenlle Mrs. Adeline D. & Mr. Al Anthony O. Alabata Mr. James R. & Mrs. Karen A. Albright Mr. omas J. & Mrs. Mary B. Ali Mrs. Kathleen L. Alison Mr. H. Dewayne Allen Ms. Helen L. Altieri Mrs. Marina & Mr. Lev Altman Mr. Cromwell A. & Mrs. Shirley N. Anderson Ms. Tanya Anderson Dr. Bismarck A. & Mrs. Margaret Apraku Ms. Sharon R. Argov Ms. Shelley A. Arlen & Dr. John H. Moore Mr. E. Richard & Mrs. Carolyn F. Atkinson Mr. Joseph L. & Dr. Marcia E. Aufmuth Mr. C. Elwood & Mrs. Trudy L. Aust Dr. Florence A. Babcock & Mr. Douglas A. Latta Mr. Guillermo Baistrocchi Mr. Greggory L. Baker Dr. Tye E. Barber & Dr. Norma L. Ayala Dr. Efrain Barradas Mr. Christopher J. & Mrs. Catherine Barras Mrs. Aimee L. & Mr. John J. Barrett Ms. Sally G. Barrett & Mr. Nicolas P. Cuenca Mrs. Virginia W. & Mr. Kenneth E. Baum Dr. Christopher A. & Mrs. Lisa A. Baumann Mr. Harvey E. & Mrs. Terry B. Baxter Mr. Yaron & Mrs. Sheryl M. Bechor Dr. Michael S. Becker (d) Ms. Lourdes Beneria Mr. Richard F. & Mrs. Denise B. Bennett Dr. David W. & Mrs. Kathleen K. Berberich Mr. Carl N. Berg Mr. Reggie & Mrs. Melissa Bergeron Mr. Robert M. & Mrs. Margaret J. Berntsen Mrs. Teresa M. & Mr. Julio C. Berrios Mr. Boyd M. & Mrs. Lucille Bevington Dr. Mary A. Bishop Mr. Kent M. & Mrs. Jane Blocher Ms. Debora S. Bloom Dr. Sylvie E. Blum-Reid & Dr. Mark Allen Reid Mr. Jerry B. & Mrs. Gloria K. Bock Mrs. Carol B. Boehler Mr. Ronald E. & Mrs. Barbara V. Boenau Ms. Teresita E. Bond Ms. Marta R. Bowen Ms. Karen Boyd Dr. Stacey E. Boyette Mrs. Patricia M. & Mr. H. Alex Bradford Ms. Stephanie K. Brenner Mrs. Sharon B. & Mr. Gregory A. Brown Mr. Greg & Mrs. Leanne G. Buchanan Mrs. Jennifer C. & Mr., Dennis Budd Mr. Bruce S. Bullock Mr. Daniel A. & Mrs. Sheree Bunye Mr. Stephen R. Burant & Ms. Roxane D. V. Sismanidis Mrs. June S. (d) & Mr. James C. Butler (d) Mr. Steven B. Carrico Mrs. Sandra A. Carrion Mr. Tim J. & Mrs. Larissa Casey Mr. Richard L. & Mrs. Carmen C. Cashman Dr. Maria C. & Dr. Diego J. Castano Dr. Alfred A. Cave Dr. John O. & Mrs. Eve B. Cech Dr. D. M. & Mrs. Jean Chalmers Mr. Kam Wai F. Chan Ms. Coral L. Chang Mrs. Cecilia & Dr. Raymond Chen Mrs. Dorothy H. Chen Dr. John R. & Mrs. Barbara A. Chenault Dr. Sarah E. Chesrown Mrs. Taiying & Dr. Yuan-Chieh R. Chow Dr. Russell F. Christman & Ms. Barbara T. Walton Mrs. Shu Ching & Dr. Jacob N. Chung Mr. Fred R. Churchill Mr. Craig A. Cieslikowski Ms. Louise S. Clay Mr. Wilbur R. & Mrs. Alice A. Clopton Ms. Linda Hilsee Coady Mr. Daniel S. Coleman Mr. Ralph L. & Mrs. Leona S. Coleman Mrs. Martha L. & Mr. Warren C. Comiskey Richard A. Wainio, former CEO/Port Director of Floridas largest seaport, the Port of Tampa and Panama Canal senior economist and director of Economic Research and Market Development, spoke in Smathers Library on September 27 on the topic of the Global Impact of the Panama Canal Expansion.
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Light Mr. Wineld M. & Mrs. Janet A. Lindeman Dr. William R. & Mrs. Lucille N. Lindsay Mr. William A. & Mrs. Susannah J. Link Mr. Wallace S. & Mrs. Priscilla D. Lippincott Dr. David & Mrs. Lucy D. Loehle Mr. Paul S. & Mrs. Joelma R. Losch Mr. Michael S. Louramore Ms. Mary Lozano Dr. Wayne W. Maass Dr. Murdo J. & Mrs. Shena M. MacLeod Mrs. Cynthia B. & Dr. Richard T. Magrini Mr. Victor Malta Mrs. Deena S. & Mr. Michael Manko Ms. Laydene Manning Dr. Richard M. Manshardt & Ms. Elizabeth A. Allingham 6 Chapter One Includes gifts received by the George A. Smathers Libraries from October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012
Chapter One 7Mrs. Raimonda & Mr. Genc Margjoni Dr. James J. & Mrs. Katherine L. Marois Mr. W. Wesley Marston Mr. John D. & Mrs. Carolyn M. Marty Mrs. Cathy L. & Mr. Richard M. Martyniak Mrs. Debra A. & Mr. Paul A. Marz Mr. Charles & Mrs. Ellen Mast Mr. Michael J. Matthews Ms. Valerie S. McAlister Ms. Brenda S. McArthur Mr. James H. McClelland Dr. Elzie & Mrs. Pinkie W. McCord Dr. Jessica McCoy Dr. Brian R. McCrea Ms. Judith A. McCullough Mrs. Laura G. & Dr. John M. McDermott Mr. Paul J. McDonough Dr. James R. & Mrs. Janet R. McGraw Dr. Mary L. McGuigan Dr. Nelya J. McKenzie Ms. Harriet McQuay Dr. Gail G. & Mr. David S. McRae Mr. Gustavo A. & Mrs. Nelly Mellander Mrs. Anne D. & Dr. Albert R. Menard III Mrs. Debbie S. & Mr. John G. Menoher Mrs. Joelen K. & Mr. Robert G. Merkel Mrs. Deborah L. & Dr. Lewis D. Miller Mrs. Lora E. & Mr. Jonathan S. Miller Mr. Mark W. & Mrs. Kimberly Q. Milner Mr. Carl W. & Mrs. Brenda J. Mitchell Dr. Hendrik J. Monkhorst & Dr. Alka Velenik Mrs. Dian R. Moorhouse Mr. Ralph A. Morales, Jr. Mrs. Catherine L. & Mr. Johnny D. Morgan Mr. David L. & Mrs. Susan M. Morgan Mr. Paul W. & Mrs. Stacia A. Morgan Mr. Jason S. & Mrs. Monica J. Morris Mr. Richard H. & Mrs. Donna V. Morris Mrs. Susan W. & Mr. Anthony P. Morris Mrs. Lisa J. & Mr. Mark B. Morton Ms. E. Lynn Mosura-Bliss & Dr. Alan J. Bliss Mr. Fred L. & Mrs. Elizabeth F. Addison Mrs. Kathleen C. & Mr. James J. Murphy Mrs. Susan I. & Mr. Darryl B. Murray Mrs. Dawn C. & Mr. Christopher A. Myers Mr. M. Frank & Mrs. Sandra A. Norman Ms. Kalika Novoa Ms. Linda A. Nugent Mr. David R. & Mrs. Jessica O. Nute Mrs. Renee & Mr. John Nys Mrs. Laura B. & Mr. Arne E. Oak Ms. Marilyn N. Ochoa Ms. Charlotte C. Olson & Mr. Timothy P. Tolar Mr. James A. & Mrs. Suzanne L. Orr Mr. omas H. Orr Ms. Tanja Ostapo & Mr. Kenneth J. Selvig Mr. Jonathan W. & Mrs. Bethany K. Owen Mrs. Letha W. & Mr. Francis M. Palczynski II Ms. Jean Panebianco Mr. John E. & Mrs. Linda G. Parazynski Dr. Helen M. Parramore Mr. Mike Paulson Dr. DOrsay W. Pearson Dr. Mark J. & Mrs. Elovia Peddle Ms. Carolyn Perrone Ms. Rhea C. Peters Ms. Janet M. & Mr. Larry C. Peterson Mr. Joseph C. Piazza Dr. Nicholas P. & Mrs. Mercedes N. Piesco Dr. R. Morgan & Mrs. Nancy A. Pigg Ms. Mary Pillsbury Mrs. Louise R. & M. John Plodinec, Ph.D. Mrs. Lora & Mr. Paul A. Polgar Mr. Douglas J. Pollard Mr. Patrick R. & Mrs. Barbara S. Ponce Mr. Robert J. & Mrs. Susan N. Poston Mrs. Faye M. & Dr. Robert M. Predny Dr. William C. & Mrs. Sarah T. Prentiss Ms. Karen N. Price Mrs. Marian D. & Mr. Gilbert R. Prost Mrs. Angela J. & Mr. Wesley H. Pruitt Ms. Kay A. Quinn Mr. Chocku Radhakrishnan Ms. Nila M. Raisz Mr. Ethiraj & Mrs. Heamalatha Ramchander Mrs. Anne M. H. & Mr. William E. Ramsay Ms. Jacquelyn Y. Randall Mr. Craig Ranson Mrs. Meredith E. & Mr. Larry A. Ratli Dr. Daniel A. Reboussin & Dr. Ann L. Glowasky Ms. Jacqueline M. Reed Dr. Julia B. & Dr. Jonathan Reiskind Mrs. Susan E. Remer Dr. Richard R. & Mrs. Elisabeth J. Renner Mrs. Diana S. & Mr. Clion F. Reynolds Dr. Leonard A. & Mrs. Helene T. Rhine Mr. Karl H. & Mrs. Carolyn F. Riedl Mrs. Susan N. & Dr. Abdalla Rifai Mrs. Maureen C. & Dr. John E. Riski, Jr. Dr. Patt F. Roberson Mr. Donald F. & Mrs. Marcia I. Roberts Mr. Ronald W. & Mrs. Sandra Robertson Ms. Pamela J. Rock Mrs. Patricia A. & Mr. Randy G. Romano Mr. Ira Rosenberg Ms. Christine M. Ross & Mr. William Fruin Dr. Ira E. & Mrs. Annette Z. P. Ross Mr. Craig E. Rothburd Dr. Leslie K. & Dr. Louise S. Rothman Dr. Wesley L. & Mrs. Rebecca Rouse Mr. Eric & Mrs. Rebecca P. Runnestrand Mrs. Deborah H. & Mr. Joshua I. Rutter Mr. John W. & Mrs. Virginia W. Ryals Mr. omas J. & Mrs. Vijay L. Saam Ms. Sonya L. Salkin Mr. Richard P. Saltzburg Ms. Valerie Sammons Mrs. Annabel Sanchez Mrs. Teresa & Mr. Jesus J. Sardinas Mr. Gerald F. Savage Dr. Jonathan G. Scammell & Dr. Cindy S. Sheets Dr. Michelle S. & Mr. Cory I. Schafer Mr. Mark T. & Mrs. Patty A. Schiefer Dr. J. Eric Schonblom Ms. Valeria B. Schroeter Dr. Daniel M. Schulgasser & Dr. Patricia M. Connors Mr. Lee Schwartz & Ms. Ann-Marie Y. Magne Mr. Edwin S. & Mrs. Joyce S. Schwarz Mr. David W. Schwieder Dr. John C. Schwindt Dr. John F. & Dr. Lynn T. Scott Mr. John D. & Mrs. Elizabeth B. Shafer Mr. omas R. Shelton Dr. Chiayi & Dr. Cynthia H. Shen Dr. Isabel D. & Dr. Christopher Silver Mr. omas B. & Mrs. Elizabeth Y. Simpson Dr. eresa A. Singleton Dr. J. Edward & Mrs. June W. Singley Mrs. Joan & Mr. omas A. Skowronek Mr. George W. Slaughter Ms. Jan M. Slotnick Mr. Eldon Smeal Mrs. Margaret N. & Mr. Charles L. Smith Mrs. Robin B. & Mr. Jeery K. Smith Mr. omas A. & Mrs. Emma W. Smith Mrs. Margaret O. & Mr. F. James Smoot Ms. Brittany A. Snipes Mr. Peter K. & Mrs. Constance L. Soutullo Mr. eodore F. & Mrs. Jean M. Spas e Hon. Richard T. & Mrs. Martha J. Stansell-Gamm Mrs. Gail E. Stephan Ms. Grace E. Strawn Mr. Nicholas M. & Mrs. Patricia A. Strippoli Dr. Susan C. Styer Mr. Robert P. & Mrs. Jan E. Summers Ms. Misty L. Swain Mr. Dennis P. Swaney & Ms. Karin E. Limburg Dr. James R. & Dr. Lucille W. Swanson Dr. Janie D. & Mr. George M. Sweet Dr. Kezhen L. Tang & Mr. Nels F. Poulsen Mrs. Claudia P. Tatom Ms. Laura Tenenbaum Mrs. Kathryn J. omas Mrs. Ruth Ann & Mr. John S. omas (d) Sunny K. omas Mr. Daniel & Mrs. Elizabeth A. ompson Dr. James P. ompson Mr. Steven G. ompson Mr. Leonard M. Tolentino, Jr. Rev. John A. & Mrs. Nancy A. Toth Ms. Mary Ann Toth Mrs. Selma H. & Mr. David Trachtenberg Mr. Morris Trimmer & Ms. Amy K. DeHart Mr. Ronald P. & Mrs. Kathryn L. Trunzo Ms. Florence M. Turcotte UF students reach for cake and pocket Constitutions before participating in the Libraries annual open-mic reading of the U.S. Constitution on September 17 on the Plaza of the Americas, sponsored by the Government Documents Department.Includes gifts received by the George A. Smathers Libraries from October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012
8 Chapter One Mr. Michael T. & Mrs. Connie E. Turner Mrs. Sandra B. & Mr. Rodell L. Urban Mrs. Dori O. & Mr. Lewis A. Valenti Mr. Donald L. & Mrs. Diana M. Van Horn Mr. Carl L. Van Ness & Ms. Laurel J. Davis Mr. Steven J. & Mrs. Holly C. Van Wagener Mr. Dennis L. & Mrs. Sue A. Vandel Mrs. Mary Ruth C. & Mr. Stephen D. Vaughn Mr. Je Vawter Mr. Joel & Mrs. Elizabeth Villademoros Mr. Fred W. & Mrs. Kathleen S. Vincent Ms. Grace C. Wagner Mrs. Grace B. Waldron Mr. Edward C. & Mrs. Marlene T. Walford Mrs. Karen R. & Mr. Ronald S. Walker Dr. Charles E. & Mrs. Patricia A. Wallace Mr. omas S. & Mrs. Glenda Walton Mrs. Marci A. & Mr. Mark Wasserman Mrs. Aleyene Watkins Mr. Ronald Watson Dr. omas A. Webber Dr. David J. & Mrs. E. Judith Weiner Mr. David J. & Mrs. Christine L. Wesley Dr. Felicia E. West Ms. Fulbia A. Westfall Mr. James Wheeler Mr. Bradley L. & Mrs. Cheryl E. White Dr. Harold C. & Mrs. Lucile A. White Mrs. Judy & Mr. Bill White Ms. Carol A. Whitmer Mr. Christopher Wilcox Ms. Jeannine H. Wilder Col. Nevin R. & Mrs. Alicia M. Williams Mrs. Peggy B. Williams Mrs. Wanda F. & Mr. Stan L. Williams Mr. Milford P. & Mrs. Marijka D. Willis Mr. Daniel H. & Mrs. Eileen W. Woodbery Dr. Michael A. & Mrs. Ilene R. Worman Mrs. Candace M. & Mr. Gregory T. Wrobel Dr.. Donna Wrublewski Dr. Julia A. & Mr. Michael A. Wuerz Mrs. Judith J. & Mr. William H. Wymer Mr. Eldridge T. & Mrs. Keesha J. Wynn Ms. Robin Yack & Mr. Ronald E. Mullins Mr. James C. & Mrs. Patricia L. Yahnis Dr. Koahsiung J. & Mrs. Chia-Ping H. Yang Dr. Mary E. Yontz & Mr. Jack R. Fisher II Ms. Judith Young Dr. Carl J. & Mrs. Sharon A. Zahner Mrs. Angel B. & Mr. Sherman D. Zent Mrs. Sally F. Zepeda Dr. David J. Zimet Lt. Col. Robert F. & Mrs. Marguerite H. ZumbadoPLEDGESDonors of $100,000 or More Mr. Bruce A. & Mrs. Susan E. G. Smathers Donors of $10,000 to $49,999 Dr. Nan-Yao & Mrs. Jill H. Su Donors of $250 to $499 Ms. Judith C. Russell Donors of Less than $249 Ms. Sharon R. Argov GIFTS IN KIND Ms. Alena Aissing Ms. Kathleen Alison Mr. Gregory R. Allen Ms. Alison Almquist Ms. Ava Anderson Mr. Bill Angrick Ms. Shelley Arlen Mr. Carl N. Berg Dr. Sylvie E. Blum Dr. David Chalmers Dr. Chauncey Chiu Dr. Justine Christianson Civic Media Center Coordinators Ms. Louise S. Clay Dr. and Mrs. David and Deborah Crown Dr. Florin Curta Mr. Dorr Dennis Dr. Frank Di Trolio Mr. Ed Dolan Mr. Patrick Dunshee Ms. Katherine E. Egolf Mr. Ed Flud Ms. Alise Freed Mr. Joe Garcia Ms. Sarah Ann Gates Dr. Raymond Gay-Crosier Ms. Dyan Gershman Ms. Ana M. Gonzalez Ms. Lauray Grin Dr. Lillian Guerra Ms. Phyllis Guilliams Mr. and Mrs. Phil and Anne Haisley Dr. Martha J. Hardman Mr. Gordon H. Stumpy Harris Ms. Janice Harris Dr. Karelisa Hartigan Dr. Daniel L. Haulman Dr. Christian Hausser Ms. Sandra Hayden Ms. Beth Heilman Ms. Carol Agee Hellums Mr. Jim Higlen Mr. Kurko Ibolya Institute Ramon Llull Ms. Jeri Irwin Dr. Marc Jaeger Dr. Eric Kramer Mr. Samuel I. Kreamer Mr. Craig Kunaschk Mr. Gerald Langford Dr. Robert F. Lanzillotti Ms. Deborah Ann Light Dr. William A. Link Louisiana State University Ms. Mary Beth Lozano Mrs. Nancy C. Macaulay Ms. Iona Malanchuk Mr. Victor Malta Mr. Jose Cardosa Marchiori Ms. Frida C. Masdeu Ms. Valerie Smith McAlister Ms. Brenda S. McArthur Dr. Jessica McCoy Dr. Fiona McLaughlin Ms. Emily C. Mitchell Mr. Ralph A. Morales Jr. Dr. Melvyn New Dr. Geraldine C. Nichols Ms. Kalika Novoa Mr. omas C. and Patricia Orr Dr. and Mrs. David Owens Panama Canal Museum Mr. Mike Paulson Mr. Victor Payne Mr. Allan Pither Ms. Karen Nadeau Price Ms. Nila Raisz Dr. Patt Roberson Mr. Alan and Mrs. Ann Rothschild Mr. Eric Runnestrand Mr. Richard Saltzburg Ms. Valerie Sammons Dr. Edward Schaefer Dr. Rachel Schipper Dr. Ofelia Schutte Dr. David Schwieder Mr. John F. Scott Dr. Todd Siler Mr. George W. Slaughter Mr. & Mrs. R. G. Slingsby Mr. David Stirt Ms. Marian Suskin Ms. Christine Kervin Tirpak Ms. Reina Tito Mr. James Tonkowich Universidad Austral de Chile (Director, Luis Vera) Dr. Jane Villa-Lobos Dr. Leonardo A. Villalon Dr. Kenneth D. Wald Ms. Grace Waldron Dr. Charles Wallace Ms. Aleyene Watkins Dr. Ronald R. Watson Mr. James Wheeler Ms. Jeannine Hebert Wilder Dr. Donald E. Williams Ms. Jane Jennison Williams Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. and Beverly Wood Dr. Donna WrublewskiIncludes gifts received by the George A. Smathers Libraries from October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012 Archivist Florence M. Turcotte, center, discusses the legacy of author Zora Neale Hurston on October 26 in Smathers Library with a display of Hurston manuscripts and photographs during a celebration of the 75th anniversary of Hurstons Their Eyes Were Watching God.
Chapter One 9 e Parents Library Endowment Fund is a general library endowment intended for the Libraries greatest needs, and the endowment fullls that goal beautifully. e intent each year is to use funds generated by the endowment for items that directly or indirectly benet students. ere were a variety of small purchases in the past year for materials and supplies for programming and exhibits, but two major initiatives were directed at the students immediate needs. e rst major purchase was for science textbooks to put on course reserve at the Marston Science Library (MSL). Each semester MSL purchases multiple copies of several dozen science textbooks that are used by hundreds of students. Library funding is available for some of these purchases, but is insucient, so an infusion from the Parents Library Endowment Fund allows them to serve more students. e circulation statistics reveal the hundreds of uses of these textbooks as does the need to replace them each year, as they literally fall apart from use. ese textbooks are expensive and unwieldy, so some students use the ones at the library between classes and leave their copy in their dorm room. Others may use the library copy rather than purchasing a textbook that costs two or three hundred dollars. In either case the need is great, and the additional funding is appreciated. In fall 2011 Library West (LW) received a technology grant to purchase netbooks to circulate to students. ese replaced laptops that had been circulating for several years and were completely worn out. e move to netbooks was well received in LW, but MSL was still limping along checking out laptops that were overdue to be retired. e Parents Library Endowment Fund was used to purchase 32 netbooks and a charging station for the students who use MSL. e netbook program has been very successful in both libraries and would not have been realized at MSL without this funding. e Libraries take seriously the mission to support the teaching and learning of the University of Florida, and to respond to student needs in each library. e Parents Library Endowment Fund is an excellent resource to help students be successful in their academic careers. ank you to all who contribute to the fund, and welcome to anyone who would like to join this eort.Parents Library Endowment Fund supports studentsby Diane Bruxvoort Senior Associate Dean Students using multimedia computers in Library WestLibrary student assistant scholarship winner Daphney Degand was awarded the fall 2012 James and Leslie Rutherford Library Student Assistant Scholarship essay competition. She works at the Health Science Center Library and is a second year graduate student in Public Health. Daphney is from Pembroke Pines, Florida. e $500 scholarship is awarded during the fall and spring semesters to a student assistant employed by the Smathers Libraries.Associate Dean and Drs. Martin and Sandra Fackler Director, Health Science Center Libraries Cecilia Botero, Daphney Degand and Dean of University Libraries Judy Russell.Authors UF:An evening with Paul OrtizFebruary 5, 2013 5:30 p.m. Smathers Library (East), Room 1ADr. Paul Ortiz, associate professor of history and affiliated faculty, Latin American Studies and African American Studies, will be the next UF author to give a presentation in the Authors@ UF speaker series. Details will be forthcoming at www.uflib.ufl.edu/ authorsuf. The series is free and open to the public.@ SMATHERS LIBRARIES CAMPUS CONVERSATIONS
10 Chapter One e Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica, in partnership with the Jewish Museum of Florida and three Florida county public libraries systems, (Miami-Dade County, Broward County and Palm Beach County), will broaden access to the Florida Digital Newspaper Library (FDNL) through an award of $21,753 from Library Services and Technology Act program funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services. e FDNL (http://ufdc.u.edu/?c=fdnl1) is a key resource for research, comprising 730 Florida newspaper titles and over one million pages of information which attract more than one million online views each month. Project funds will support the conversion of 127 reels of e Jewish Floridian from microlm to digital format and these will become accessible through the FDNL hosted by the University of Florida Digital Collections. e Jewish Floridian is Floridas rst ethnic newspaper of note and is of great interest to a broad range of researchers, historians and writers who want to learn more about the cultural, social, historical and political life of Floridas Jewish population throughout the 20th century in order to build a more comprehensive picture of Florida history. To date, no comprehensive history of the Jewish community of Florida has been written; yet this comparatively small section of the general population has made a signicant impact on the state. Revealing the content of e Jewish Floridian (1924 1990) will contribute signicantly to the eort of uncovering its hidden historical impact. Led by Rebecca Jeerson, the project will use e Jewish Floridian online collection to establish a training program targeted for the partner institutions and their communities and for the citizens of Florida in general. e Florida Digital Newspaper Project was the only proposal in Florida to receive funding within the Technology category for the 2012-13 grant period.Grant Award supports online access to The Jewish Floridian newspapersby Rebecca Jefferson Curator, Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica @ your library Project team for the Archive of Haitian Religion and Culture: Laurie Taylor, digital humanities librarian; Richard Freeman, assistant librarian anthropology subject specialist; Bess de Farber, Smathers Libraries grants manager; Sophia Acord, associate director, Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere; and Ben Hebblethwaite, professor of Haitian Creole and French, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.www.uflib.ufl.edu Project team for the Archive of Haitian Religion and Culture: Laurie Taylor, digital humanities librarian; Richard Freeman, assistant librarian anthropology subject specialist; Bess de Farber, Smathers Libraries grants manager; Sophia Acord, associate director, Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere; and Ben Hebblethwaite, professor of Haitian Creole and French, Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures.Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department and the Libraries receive $240,804 grant award Online resource will create an Archive of Haitian Religion and Culture e University of Florida and Duke University researchers and librarians have spearheaded a collaborative partnership project which has been awarded $240,804 from the National Endowment for the Humanities. is is the second largest award in Florida (and one of only ve major grants awarded in the state) and one of 244 awarded nationally this year. e Archive of Haitian Religion and Culture: Collaborative Research and Scholarship on Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora grant, led by project director Benjamin Hebblethwaite (UF) and co-director Laurent Dubois (Duke) will document a central Haitian and Haitian-American spiritual tradition, the Vodou religion. It will gather video and print resoruces and disseminate them via an open access digital library hosted within the existing Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) www.dloc.com. Partnering with the researchers are the George A. Smathers Libraries, which hosts the dLOC. In addition to dLOCs 29 international partners, the Archive of Haitian Religion and Culture includes collaboration from researchers at Duke, University of Notre Dame, the Schrijversvakschool in the Netherlands, the Universit des Antilles et de la Guyane, and City Lore. UFs Dr. Benjamin Hebblethwaite is the author of Vodou songs in Haitian Creole and English.
Chapter One 11 Name Address City State Zip Home Phone Business Phone Method of Payment: I have enclosed a check payable to the UFF/Friends of the Libraries #000223 OR designate the fund of your choice from the list at the le. Employees of the University of Florida may wish to take advantage of the payroll deduction process to provide their level of support. Check here for payroll deduction. Please mail form to the Oce of Development, University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries, PO Box 117000, Gainesville, FL 32611-7000 To make a gi with a credit card, please call the UF Foundations Gi Processing toll-free number: 1-877-351-2377 OR ll in the information below and mail directly to UF Foundation, Gi Processing Department, P.O. Box 14425, Gainesville, FL 32604-2425. Visa MasterCard Discover American Express Account Number Expiration Date Name on Card Signature e University of Florida Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not for prot organization. Gis to UFF are eligible for a charitable contribution deduction. For more information contact Samuel Huang at (352) 273-2505 or Huang888@u.edu. ank you for your support! F Fiends he Liaies Yes, I support the University of Florida Libraries! I want to join the Friends of the George A. Smathers Libraries at the following level: $15 Student Friend $250 Book Friend $50 Friend $500 Librarians Friend $125 Contributing Friend $1000+ Deans Circle I would like to use my annual membership in the following: e Howe Society #004773 Stewards of Florida History #013861 OR Smathers Libraries Purchase Fund #008813 Special & Area Studies Collections #005433 Latin American Collection #016045 Price Library of Judaica #000013 African Studies Collection #011223 Asian Studies Collection #016271 P.K. Yonge Library of FL History #013861 Baldwin Library of Historical Childrens Literature #004010 Popular Cultures Collection #016107 Rare Books #011265 Archives and Manuscripts #016735 Architecture Archives #017459 Other Architecture & Fine Arts Library #008597 Education Library #005967 Health Science Center Libraries #004361 Humanities & Social Sciences Library (Library West) #012623 Journalism & Comm. Library #017269 Map & Imagery Library #017267 Music Library #005387 Marston Science Library #008591 Digitization of UF Collections #014781 Preservation #016209 Panama Canal Museum Collection at UF #016629I want to leave a legacy: Please send information about making a planned gi/bequest I would like to know how to create a library endowment I would like to learn more about charitable annuity in my estate planning I would like to include the University of Florida Libraries in my bequest e Florida Tomorrow Capital Campaign ocially closed on September 30, 2012. With your generous support, the George A. Smathers Libraries raised $19,301,951 toward its $20 million goal. On behalf of UFs 50,000 students, I would like to take this opportunity to thank our loyal library supporters. Because of You UF students are better prepared for workforce UF students are our future leaders, and supporting the Libraries is a way to make sure our students reach their full potential UF faculty researchers are more productive Because of You e George A. Smathers Libraries system is the largest academic research library system in Florida e George A. Smathers Libraries provide the possibility of changing lives e George A. Smathers Libraries play a critical role in advancing UFs mission e George A. Smathers Libraries provide research resources and support academic programs excellence Philanthropy means nding your investment and using it for a greater good. e Libraries at the University of Florida are privileged and proud to be a part this great team Florida Tomorrow Any great university needs a great library. e Libraries are helping the University of Florida to achieve this ultimate goal. Please accept our sincerest gratitude for your ongoing support. Go Gators!Because of YouSmathers Library 2nd oor gallery Open Mon-Fri, 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Through December 14, 2012 Imaging Jerusalem In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Dr. James and Adina Simmons gift to the George A. Smathers Libraries: an exhibition featuring the Holy Land Map Collection and historic photographs and rare books depicting, idealizing and imagining Jerusalem from the Price Library of Judaica. A companion display will be in the Map & Imagery Library in the Marston Science Library, 1st floor. January 14-March 1, 2013 Florida, 1513-2013: A Quincentennial Commemoration Featuring materials from the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History. ONLINE: http://exhibits.uflib.ufl.edu/ online.html About Face: Revisiting Jamaicas First Exhibition in EuropeSamuel Huang Associate Dean for Advancement and DevelopmentEXHIBITS
e libraries continue to be productive and evolving as ever to match the needs of students, faculty, sta and researchers. is year has held many highlights for new services and materials that are important to our users. Here are just a few: 24-hr student access en Aer funding a pilot semester last spring to provide 24-hour student access Monday through ursday to Library West, Student Government has agreed to continue the funding for three additional years during the fall and spring semesters. e overnight hours have proven to be very popular with students with oen as many as 350 in the building between 2:00 and 3:00 a.m. Endowed faculty position Drs. Martin and Sandra Fackler established the rst endowed library faculty position in the University of Florida library system for the director of the Health Science Center Libraries. is is also the rst endowed faculty position in an academic health science or medical library in Florida. Shared collection e University of Florida and the University of Miami have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the Collaborative Academic Library Collection, a shared collection that will be housed in Gainesville for long-term preservation, retention and access to low use library materials. An interim o-campus storage facility has been leased to store materials until the Florida Academic Repository high density facility is built which will integrate this collection with other low-use print materials from libraries in the State University System. Expanded digital access Important and oen unique materials from the Libraries and partner institutions were added at the rate of 869,439 pages last year to the UF Digital Collection. Usage views for the scal year exceeded 38 million. Hosting digital copies of this content improves access for UF faculty and students and for scholars worldwide. Patron-driven e-book acquisitions We initiated a bilateral program with the Florida State University Libraries for the patron-driven acquisitions of e-books. e initiative began in December 2011 and through July 2012 allowed 2,115 uses of e-book content and resulted in the purchase of 185 e-books, which became permanently available to faculty and students from both universities. Both libraries are beneting via combined funding, reduced duplication of e-book titles purchased, and increased content from thousands of e-book records now available to all users at UF and FSU. Grand Reading Room renovations e Special and Area Studies Collections Grand Reading Room in Smathers Library has undergone renovations (see Libraries Open House article on page 2). An additional large display cabinet has been built in room 1A of Smathers Library, sponsored by the Panama Canal Museum Collection and it will house a rotating exhibition of materials from the collection. We will keep you updated in the coming year on our newest projects and programs. As always, your questions and comments are welcomed. Please contact me at (352) 273-2505 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Judith C. Russell Dean of University Libraries GEORGE A. SMATHERS LIBRARIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDALibrary West Marston Science Library Smathers Library Architecture & Fine Arts Library Education Library Health Science Center Libraries Music Library Judith C. Russell Dean of University Libraries Cecilia Botero Associate Dean and Drs. Martin and Sandra Fackler Director of Health Science Center Libraries Diane Bruxvoort Senior Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources and Research Services Samuel T. Huang Associate Dean for Development and Advancement Brian W. Keith Associate Dean for Administrative Services and Faculty Affairs Rachel A. Schipper Associate Dean for Technology and Support Services Chapter One is published semi-annually and distributed to friends of the libraries and selected institutions. Questions and comments should be addressed to the editor, Barbara Hood, (352) 273-2505, or email@example.com://www.uflib.ufl.edu Chapter One George A. Smathers Libraries PO Box 117000 Gainesville FL 32611-7000 NON-PROFIT ORG US POSTAGE PAID GAINESVILLE FL PERMIT NO 94 Deans message Judith C. Russell Dean of University Libraries12 Chapter One