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Giving to the University Libraries

Donor Stories

Kathy Crowe has worked at the University Libraries at UNCG since 1983. She is currently the Associate Dean for Public Service. David is a scholar, researcher and writer. He teaches history and law at Elon University. Together they have made a planned testamentary gift to benefit the University Libraries, where David also plans to give his papers to the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives.

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Student Stories

I started in the Department of Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) as a volunteer during the fall semester of my freshman year at UNCG (2010). I had emailed someone (I can't remember who now) in the library and asked if there was any need for volunteers in the library. I thought I'd be checking out books or reshelving things. The person replied and told me that there was no need for help in the main part of the library and suggested that I email Kathelene Smith in Archives. I did, and a week later I started as a volunteer. I mentioned this to my older brother, Dr. Joe Sanders, who is a faculty member at Kansas State University. He was surprised to hear this; he had just given a lecture on some research that he had done at SCUA. This was a nice surprise and made me even more interested in the work that goes on here.

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Giving

Your contribution to the University Libraries helps serve the intellectual enterprises of UNCG's students, faculty, and the broader community. Thank you for giving, or for considering a gift.

Donations of $1000 or more qualify for the Jackson Society, our highest level of giving.

There are several ways to make your donation to the University Libraries or join our Friends: online, in person, or by mail. You may also establish an endowment, make a planned gift, or make a gift of books, manuscripts, music or other materials.

Online Giving

  • Please use the secure Development Office form.
  • Under "Gift Designation," select the purpose to which your gift should be directed. If you have no preference, please choose "University Libraries Enrichment Fund."
  • If you would like to become a Friend, select "Friends of the UNCG Libraries." Your Friends Library Card will be mailed within two weeks of your donation. For immediate access to the University Libraries, print your online giving receipt and bring it to the Administrative Office in Jackson Library.
  • To support other aspects of the University Libraries, select "Other," and in the comment box write the purpose for which you want the donation spent.