Director of Advancement
Purdue University Libraries, ADV
504 West State Street
W. Lafayette, IN 47907-2058
Purdue Libraries is the information engine that powers learning, research and scholarship on campus and beyond. When you support the Libraries you support resources and technology that make learning and research possible.
The categories below represent major collections and initiatives within the Libraries. If you have a special project or collection that interests you, please contact the Director of Advancement to discuss ways to focus your giving to an area of special interest.
Ways to Give
Dean's Priorities for Libraries and Press
This fund supports current priorities for collections and initiatives in any of the thirteen libraries on campus or the Purdue University Press. Gifts to this fund provide resources for the dean to respond to the current needs of students and faculty.Give to this Fund
Active Learning Center
This fund supports programming and resources in this pioneering center set to open in the fall of 2017. Award winning, this initiative is leading the way in higher education learning and scholarship through a never before seen collaboration between resources and learning from the creation of curriculum across campus to the classroom experience.Give to this Fund Watch a Video
Archives & Special Collections
This collection preserves not only the history of the university but the personal collections of alumni and colleagues who have impacted the world beyond Purdue. Through names known all over the globe to others whose achievements are celebrated in smaller circles, this collection represents the best of Purdue and anticipates what is yet to be achieved.Give to this Fund Visit the Archives
Student Employee Scholarships
This fund supports the student workers in the Libraries who are often the front line of assistance to students and researchers. Through gifts to this fund, the Libraries awards tuition assistance to current students based on merit and service.Give to this Fund
This fund supports programming that connects students to the library space as well as the faculty and staff. Because the student experience within the Libraries has such a significant impact in student engagement with resources and materials, a gift to this fund is an investment in scholarship and student success.Give to this Fund