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Catherwood Library

Catherwood Library, Ives Hall, 607-255-5435

Giving to the Library

lobby-printswebUnrestricted gifts, no matter what the amount, help support every facet of Catherwood Library—from enriching our holdings and expanding our resources, to preserving our collections and improving our services with advanced technology. Endowments provide assurance that funding will be available in perpetuity to support the Catherwood collections and programs.

Advisory Council

In April 1995, the first Catherwood Library Advisory Council was established to provide advice and counsel to the director and to assist in mounting external relations initiatives.

Donor Plaque

Catherwood Library is grateful to the many donors and benefactors listed on a plaque in the Catherwood lobby.

Friends of the Catherwood Library (FOCAL)

Become a member of FOCAL (Friends of Catherwood Library). Help Catherwood grow and receive special benefits of membership.


Take advantage of selected opportunities for giving to the Catherwood Library. Establish a book fund, endow a journal, fund a digital or preservation project, or set up a scholarship or fellowship.