Libraries’ Wish List

Based on the results of 2013 user survey

A recent UM Libraries user survey identified several needs among university faculty, staff and students. While the results were generally positive, undergraduates in particular commented on the need for more study space and equipment. The library also received requests for increased access to online journals and number of books.

Whiteboards (Cost: $300 each)

Lounge Chairs (Cost: $1,100 each)

Tables (Cost: $700 each)

KiK chairs (Cost: $500 each)

JSTORArts & Sciences IV

Cost: $15,000 (one-time charge)

This collection has a strong focus on the professions of business, education and law, and also includes titles in psychology and public policy and administration. Among the titles are highly influential and diverse publications from leading professional organizations in the fields of business and the social sciences.

JSTORArts & Sciences VII

Cost: $12,000 (one-time charge)

The Arts & Sciences VII Collection includes more journals in more disciplines than any other JSTOR collection. Its eclectic range of disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences complements research in core disciplines such as history, political science, sociology, art and art history, and language and literature, and the collection represents the largest cluster of health-policy titles in JSTOR. Arts & Sciences VII also has the largest collection of international titles with more than 15 countries represented.

Funds to support the collections in the following areas:

  • Mississippi Authors
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Fiction
  • International Books
  • Engineering/Computer Science
  • Books in the Arts