Make our wishes come true!
The following items are on the Libraries’ Wish List. Your tax-deductible donation will help us better serve our students, faculty, and the community.
The North Dakota State University Libraries strive to keep up with the growing educational needs of our students and faculty. Your generous gift, in the amount of your choosing, will assist us in providing these much needed resources, and will impact our teaching and research efforts. We will gladly recognize your donation by including your name, or the name of someone you wish to honor, with the item.
To go towards an item of your choice on the wish list
Book presses assist in repairing items which allow us to rebind, reattach, and reverse damage to broken books. This would help extend the life of NDSU Libraries’ materials and the breadth of its collection for future users.
American Journal of Health Promotion one year subscription
Our Public Health department is still growing and our online resources should grow with it; this journal addresses a subject area that is central to public health practice and will also inform the practice and research of the other departments and schools in the NDSU College of Health Professions.
Four reusable, retractable banner stands for Government Documents
These reusable stands would allow the library to create dynamic displays for Governement Information while efficiently utilizing limited space.
Two Samsung Gear 360 VR Cameras with accessories
These cameras will be very useful for students in the Architecture and Landscape Architecture programs to document site visits for their projects. They will be available for checkout from the Architectural Studies Library.
Two Cobi office chairs for Access Services Dept.
Student employees are an important part of NDSU Libraries staff. By purchasing new chairs for our student employee workspace, we will enrich their work environment, increase work efficiency, and ensure their health and safety.
Annual NDSU Libraries publication produced and distributed
This publication is significant in keeping the community up to date with developments and summaries of what’s occurring in the NDSU Libraries.
Journal of Interprofessional Care one year subscription
With the increasing focus on interprofessional care in health care generally, and a course dedicated to it here in the NDSU College of Health Professions, this journal is important for faculty and students to stay up to date on the latest research in the area of health care collaborations.
Materials to display appealing artwork for building aesthetic
Library documents could be enlarged, printed and framed and/or it would also us to commission artwork from NDSU students or faculty to be put up in the library buildings.
Equipment and storage capacity to support projects and improvements to library services for Systems Dept.
This will allow the library to keep our services world-class and give students the type of experience that will prepare them for dynamic careers.
Archives student workers/interns for spring, summer, and fall
The NDSU Archives wishes to provide meaningful, well-constructed, and professional experiences for students through internships and part-time employment.
New bookshelves for Archives’ Reading Room
Half of the shelving units in the NDSU Archives’ Reading Room are not meant to be used as bookshelves. The Archives is seeking funding to replace these shelving units with library quality bookshelves.
A 12-Month Graduate Assistantship Stipend
Funding would support archival processing, digitization, and outreach initiatives while meeting the graduate assistantship research and study goals.
Materials Collection Coordinator for one year
The Architectural Studies Library is in need of a part-time student assistant or intern to establish, organize, and curate a collection of common and innovative building and landscape materials for student learning.
Replace the reference desk and install shelving for ready reference
Current reference desk does not match the remodel and is uncomfortable for both librarians and users. Ready reference shelving behind the desk would make it more accessible and allow for opening up the reference area for more students.
Replacement laptops for the computer carts
Library classroom instruction is very important to student use of the many different library resources. Replacing ageing equipment is essential to the library’s ongoing role in students’ success
Academic Streaming Videos
Access to thousands of films, documentaries, and training videos that will support course instruction in all subject areas.
Multipurpose instruction/presentations/workshops space
The library lacks an appealing, flexible space that can be used to host a wide variety of programming.
E-books from Springer, JSTOR, Project MUSE, Taylor & Francis, Wiley, Elsevier, and more.
E-books direct from publisher and DRM-free platforms offer multi-user simultaneous access for use in courses, they do not take up shelf space, and are available in subject collections or title-by-title purchases.
Readex Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994
This digital collection would support many campus departments by providing access to an incomparably rich source of primary and secondary material on the people, issues, and events in the United States.
Large Endowed Gifts
Naming Opportunity for the Business Learning Center
Funds student work opportunities for four students, equipment purchases supporting convenience and wayfinding, print journal subscriptions for business professional development, and databases supporting coursework and research.
Subscription to Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
Supports business faculty recruitment and publication in top business research journals by providing access to a standard resource for quantitative business research.
Full-Time GRHC Outreach & Operations Coordinator
Financial support to pay the salary and benefits of this vital position that focuses on educational outreach initiatives, archival management, publication production, and operations coordination.
Full-Time Architecture & Visual Arts Librarian
Financial support to pay the salary and benefits for a professional librarian who manages the Klai Juba Wald Architectural Studies Library, provides reference and research services, and assists students, faculty, staff and other patrons in learning how to use the full range of resources available through the NDSU Libraries.
How to Give
Clicking on the "Give to the Library Fund" button below will take you to the NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association online donation form. Please designate the amount and then enter the title of the item you would like to purchase in the “Comments” box. Once we have received your gift, your name (or another name that you designate) will appear next to the item.
If you would like direct assistance on purchasing an item from the wish list above, please contact the Library Administration office at (701) 231-8753 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your support of the North Dakota State University Libraries!