More Than a Thank You Note

Academic Library Fundraising for the Dean or Director


  • Kimberly Thompson, University of California
  • Karlene Jennings, College of William and Mary, USA

This book provides a friendly, lively discussion of the role of academic library fund-raising written by two experienced library fund-raisers.
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Senior library administrators and institutional development officers of higher education institutions that are involved in the fundraising efforts to subside library projects


Book information

  • Published: March 2009
  • Imprint: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-84334-443-8


an accomplished overview of fundraising...offers much food for thought, Biblioteche oggi
Even staff who are not involved in fundraising can learn something useful from this book, The Australian Library Journal

Table of Contents

You as the fundraiser; Your fundraiser; Your library staff; Your special collections (and other unique features); Your Friends of the Library; Your advisory council; Your library patrons; Your central development team and other development officers; Your campus community; Your administration; Your community; Your donors are unique; You and crisis management; What your fundraiser wants you to know; Conclusion: Putting it all together.