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Preserving history for all Jayhawks, now and in the future Scott and Lisa Ritchie are the epitome of proud alumni. Their memories as students of the University of Kansas are full of highlights—Scott was a member of the student senate and Phi Delta Theta fraternity, Lisa a pom-pom girl and Pi Beta Phi sister. It is no surprise they hold with high regard their experiences as Jayhawks.

WINTER 2014 A University of Kansas Libraries publication for alumni, friends and benefactors

MAJOR GIFTS

The Ritchies, like other alumni, have reminisced over university yearbooks and images from the University Archives at KU Libraries. While these images make up the historical fabric of all Jayhawks, they can’t quite capture the real-life element produced from film. Last fall, the Ritchies attended a KU Endowment event that included a tour of the Kenneth Spencer Research Library and a look into the archives, where they viewed films of Dr. Foster (former director of KU Bands), the KU Band and the Pom-Pom Squad. They soon learned of the vast collection of historical film only accessible at the library. With the inherent deterioration of historic film and the everadvancing stages of technology, digitization of archive film is

Scott and Lisa Ritchie.

a great opportunity, but it comes with a substantial cost. After learning of this important resource, the Ritchies were inspired to make a generous gift in support of preserving memories for all Jayhawks, now and in the future. “We were honored to give such an important gift,” said Scott Ritchie. “Anyone can visit the university and see it as it is today, but now they will have the opportunity to look back and see how it has transformed throughout history.” v

New online resources for KU alumni and friends Thanks to a partnership with KU Libraries, KU Alumni Association members now have access to more than 50,000 magazines, journals and index records—library resources for alumni and friends who wish to continue their professional and personal development. Association members can access three databases within KU Libraries: • Academic Search Alumni Edition is a comprehensive database providing full-text for thousands of peerreviewed journals and scholarly magazines for general interest pursuits.

• Business Source Alumni Edition includes publications in many areas of business as well as trade publications and top management journals. • Business Book Summaries provides comprehensive, yet concise summaries for more than 1,800 of the top-rated business books. Expanded online access supports the libraries’ mission to advance discovery, innovation and learning for KU and beyond. The new online resources are freely available to registered members at kualumni.org/libraries. Not a member? Join now at kualumni.org/join. Library access will be available one to two business days after you join.

CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF BIBLIOPHILE? Browse Bibliophile online at issuu.com/kulibraries.

Questions? Comments? Email us at rasmith@ku.edu or send your letter to: Bibliophile; 502 Watson Library; 1425 Jayhawk Blvd.; Lawrence, KS 66045.

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1425 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS 66045

KU Libraries announce naming of Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright KU Libraries are pleased to announce the naming of the “Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright” in honor of former University of Kansas provost and executive vice chancellor David Shulenburger. Lorraine J. Haricombe, dean of KU Libraries, said the naming recognizes a recent major gift from Shulenburger and his important role in laying the foundation for the university’s adoption of an open access policy. Haricombe explained that the gift will support programming and operations for expanding open access or public access for scholarly communication at KU. “The naming of this office recognizes the work and generosity of David and his colleagues,” said Haricombe.

“I believe this endowed fund is the first of its kind to advance open access initiatives at a research university. It is a true testament to their tremendous efforts and dedication to keep KU at the forefront of the open access and scholarly communication movement.” – Lorraine J. Haricombe KU Libraries partnered with faculty in 2009 to make KU the first public university in the United States to adopt a faculty-led open access policy. The overarching goal of open access is to provide global access to scholarly literature and research with unrestricted reuse of the content, including articles and data.

KU Libraries Dean Lorraine J. Haricombe, former dean of libraries William J. Crowe, former KU provost and executive vice chancellor David Shulenburger and KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little stand near the Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright at a special event held in October 2014.

“I made this gift to improve public access to scholarly communication at the University of Kansas,” said Shulenburger. “During my time as Provost at KU, I made a commitment to expanding open access at KU and I am pleased with the outstanding progress. The only way to ensure continued growth and continuity of the open access movement is through an endowment.” (CONTINUED INSIDE)

IN THIS ISSUE: • A message from the Dean • A note from Debbie McCord, our partner at KU Endowment • Preserving history for all Jayhawks • Libraries resources for alumni


A message from the Dean

A note from Debbie McCord, our partner at KU Endowment Welcome to our newest edition of Bibliophile, KU Libraries’ publication for alumni, friends and benefactors.

Debbie McCord, the development director for KU Libraries, has deep roots at KU, beginning 17 years ago at the KU School of Social Welfare, where she managed events and alumni relations. Now at KU Endowment, Debbie cultivates and stewards major gifts for the libraries and the School of Social Welfare. Feel free to contact her at dmccord@kuendowment.org or 785-832-7372.

As announced in October, I have accepted the position of vice provost and director of the University of Texas Libraries. I thank you for your support and help in ensuring the libraries’ role in advancing research, teaching and learning at KU over the past eight years. These years have been exhilarating, challenging and most rewarding. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to work with thoughtful and dedicated colleagues, both in the libraries and across campus, and I have also very much enjoyed time spent with dedicated and joyful alumni around the country. When I depart in December, long-time faculty members and Associate Deans Kent Miller and Mary Roach will assume the roles of interim co-deans. Executive Director Rebecca Smith will continue to oversee the Office of Communications & Advancement, and she can be reached at 785-864-1761 or rasmith@ku.edu.

My role with KU Libraries provides me opportunity to visit with friends and alumni around the country, and in each conversation, I learn more about the many reasons our benefactors choose to support KU philanthropically. Just as the reasons behind a charitable gift vary from donor to donor, so do the ways in which those gifts can be made.

Planned giving helps donors make contributions now or after their lifetime while retaining personal financial benefits. A bequest, made through a will or living trust, is the most common kind of planned gift. You can find information on various options on the KU Endowment website: kuendowment.org. Your gift, whether now or via your estate plans, will help to preserve and build upon the libraries’ critical resources and diverse collections for the benefit of future Jayhawks for generations to come. A contribution to the libraries, regardless of size, benefits every student, faculty member and unit at KU. I encourage you to learn more about supporting the libraries at lib.ku.edu/giving. Thank you! Sincerely, Debbie McCord KU Libraries Director of Development at KU Endowment

I have truly enjoyed my time at KU and proudly will forever be a Jayhawk.

Image courtesy KU Marketing Communications.

lorraine j. haricombe

Shulenburger office naming

P.O. Box 928 Lawrence, KS 66044-0928 1-888-653-6111 www.kuendowment.org

(CONTINUED FROM FRONT)

Under the leadership of Ada Emmett, head of the Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright, and Assistant Dean Erin Ellis, the unit will be able to more effectively encourage, support and reward faculty and graduate students for their efforts to actively shift the scholarly communication system toward an open, equitable and fair system.

of KU Libraries. “Dave made this cause—now encapsulated as ‘open access’—his own in the mid-1990s and since then has carried his message—with visionary and practical strategies to meet these challenges—across the world,” said Crowe. “How can we—as librarians, scholars, as Americans—not join in supporting the next stages of work in this great cause?”

“KU Libraries is now afforded the opportunity to award innovation and excellence, attract speakers and collaborators able to advance our initiatives, and develop innovative projects that can be accomplished with student support,” said Haricombe. “All this and more may be possible from this gift.”

Those interested in making a contribution to the fund to support Shulenburger’s commitment to open access at KU can contact Debbie McCord, KU Libraries development officer, at dmccord@kuendowment.org or 785-832-7372.

A consortium of donors have also contributed to the fund in Shulenburger’s honor, including William J. Crowe, former dean

Bibliophile is published in print and online semi-annually by the University of Kansas Libraries for alumni, friends and benefactors. Printing is paid for with private contributions.

Gifts like Shulenburger’s lift our university to greater heights, and help us meet the goals of Far Above, the university’s comprehensive fundraising campaign. v

Dean of Libraries – lorraine j. haricombe Editor – Rebecca Smith | Content – LeAnn Meyer Design and production – Luke Englert and Courtney Foat

Gift Information

100 percent of your gift will be used to benefit the area of your choice at the University of Kansas.

Giving Options (choose one)

q Please make check payable to: KU Endowment q Credit Card # ________________________________

Exp. Date _____ _____ Print Name __________________________________ Signature ____________________________________

I/We would like to

Friends of KU Libraries:

q Give securely online: kuendowment.org/givetoKUL

make a gift of :

q Benefactor - $2,500+ q Friend - $100+

$______ in support of

q Call 1-888-653-6111 to make a gift.

q Advocate - $1,000+

KU Libraries

q Donor - $500+

Can your gift be matched?

Gift is from:

q KU Community any giving level AFFILIATION: _________________________

Name ___________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________

__________________________________________________

Preferred email ____________________________________________ Phone number _____________________________________________

Your gift may be enhanced through employer matching gift programs. You may be eligible if you or your spouse are employed by, serve on a board for, or are retired from a matching gift company. Contact your HR department or call 1-800-661-5874 or visit kuendowment.org/matching.

Company ______________________________________________ Spouse’s Company ______________________________________________ LBN (00639)

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.


A message from the Dean

A note from Debbie McCord, our partner at KU Endowment Welcome to our newest edition of Bibliophile, KU Libraries’ publication for alumni, friends and benefactors.

Debbie McCord, the development director for KU Libraries, has deep roots at KU, beginning 17 years ago at the KU School of Social Welfare, where she managed events and alumni relations. Now at KU Endowment, Debbie cultivates and stewards major gifts for the libraries and the School of Social Welfare. Feel free to contact her at dmccord@kuendowment.org or 785-832-7372.

As announced in October, I have accepted the position of vice provost and director of the University of Texas Libraries. I thank you for your support and help in ensuring the libraries’ role in advancing research, teaching and learning at KU over the past eight years. These years have been exhilarating, challenging and most rewarding. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to work with thoughtful and dedicated colleagues, both in the libraries and across campus, and I have also very much enjoyed time spent with dedicated and joyful alumni around the country. When I depart in December, long-time faculty members and Associate Deans Kent Miller and Mary Roach will assume the roles of interim co-deans. Executive Director Rebecca Smith will continue to oversee the Office of Communications & Advancement, and she can be reached at 785-864-1761 or rasmith@ku.edu.

My role with KU Libraries provides me opportunity to visit with friends and alumni around the country, and in each conversation, I learn more about the many reasons our benefactors choose to support KU philanthropically. Just as the reasons behind a charitable gift vary from donor to donor, so do the ways in which those gifts can be made.

Planned giving helps donors make contributions now or after their lifetime while retaining personal financial benefits. A bequest, made through a will or living trust, is the most common kind of planned gift. You can find information on various options on the KU Endowment website: kuendowment.org. Your gift, whether now or via your estate plans, will help to preserve and build upon the libraries’ critical resources and diverse collections for the benefit of future Jayhawks for generations to come. A contribution to the libraries, regardless of size, benefits every student, faculty member and unit at KU. I encourage you to learn more about supporting the libraries at lib.ku.edu/giving. Thank you! Sincerely, Debbie McCord KU Libraries Director of Development at KU Endowment

I have truly enjoyed my time at KU and proudly will forever be a Jayhawk.

Image courtesy KU Marketing Communications.

lorraine j. haricombe

Shulenburger office naming

P.O. Box 928 Lawrence, KS 66044-0928 1-888-653-6111 www.kuendowment.org

(CONTINUED FROM FRONT)

Under the leadership of Ada Emmett, head of the Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright, and Assistant Dean Erin Ellis, the unit will be able to more effectively encourage, support and reward faculty and graduate students for their efforts to actively shift the scholarly communication system toward an open, equitable and fair system.

of KU Libraries. “Dave made this cause—now encapsulated as ‘open access’—his own in the mid-1990s and since then has carried his message—with visionary and practical strategies to meet these challenges—across the world,” said Crowe. “How can we—as librarians, scholars, as Americans—not join in supporting the next stages of work in this great cause?”

“KU Libraries is now afforded the opportunity to award innovation and excellence, attract speakers and collaborators able to advance our initiatives, and develop innovative projects that can be accomplished with student support,” said Haricombe. “All this and more may be possible from this gift.”

Those interested in making a contribution to the fund to support Shulenburger’s commitment to open access at KU can contact Debbie McCord, KU Libraries development officer, at dmccord@kuendowment.org or 785-832-7372.

A consortium of donors have also contributed to the fund in Shulenburger’s honor, including William J. Crowe, former dean

Bibliophile is published in print and online semi-annually by the University of Kansas Libraries for alumni, friends and benefactors. Printing is paid for with private contributions.

Gifts like Shulenburger’s lift our university to greater heights, and help us meet the goals of Far Above, the university’s comprehensive fundraising campaign. v

Dean of Libraries – lorraine j. haricombe Editor – Rebecca Smith | Content – LeAnn Meyer Design and production – Luke Englert and Courtney Foat

Gift Information

100 percent of your gift will be used to benefit the area of your choice at the University of Kansas.

Giving Options (choose one)

q Please make check payable to: KU Endowment q Credit Card # ________________________________

Exp. Date _____ _____ Print Name __________________________________ Signature ____________________________________

I/We would like to

Friends of KU Libraries:

q Give securely online: kuendowment.org/givetoKUL

make a gift of :

q Benefactor - $2,500+ q Friend - $100+

$______ in support of

q Call 1-888-653-6111 to make a gift.

q Advocate - $1,000+

KU Libraries

q Donor - $500+

Can your gift be matched?

Gift is from:

q KU Community any giving level AFFILIATION: _________________________

Name ___________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________

__________________________________________________

Preferred email ____________________________________________ Phone number _____________________________________________

Your gift may be enhanced through employer matching gift programs. You may be eligible if you or your spouse are employed by, serve on a board for, or are retired from a matching gift company. Contact your HR department or call 1-800-661-5874 or visit kuendowment.org/matching.

Company ______________________________________________ Spouse’s Company ______________________________________________ LBN (00639)

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.


Preserving history for all Jayhawks, now and in the future Scott and Lisa Ritchie are the epitome of proud alumni. Their memories as students of the University of Kansas are full of highlights—Scott was a member of the student senate and Phi Delta Theta fraternity, Lisa a pom-pom girl and Pi Beta Phi sister. It is no surprise they hold with high regard their experiences as Jayhawks.

WINTER 2014 A University of Kansas Libraries publication for alumni, friends and benefactors

MAJOR GIFTS

The Ritchies, like other alumni, have reminisced over university yearbooks and images from the University Archives at KU Libraries. While these images make up the historical fabric of all Jayhawks, they can’t quite capture the real-life element produced from film. Last fall, the Ritchies attended a KU Endowment event that included a tour of the Kenneth Spencer Research Library and a look into the archives, where they viewed films of Dr. Foster (former director of KU Bands), the KU Band and the Pom-Pom Squad. They soon learned of the vast collection of historical film only accessible at the library. With the inherent deterioration of historic film and the everadvancing stages of technology, digitization of archive film is

Scott and Lisa Ritchie.

a great opportunity, but it comes with a substantial cost. After learning of this important resource, the Ritchies were inspired to make a generous gift in support of preserving memories for all Jayhawks, now and in the future. “We were honored to give such an important gift,” said Scott Ritchie. “Anyone can visit the university and see it as it is today, but now they will have the opportunity to look back and see how it has transformed throughout history.” v

New online resources for KU alumni and friends Thanks to a partnership with KU Libraries, KU Alumni Association members now have access to more than 50,000 magazines, journals and index records—library resources for alumni and friends who wish to continue their professional and personal development. Association members can access three databases within KU Libraries: • Academic Search Alumni Edition is a comprehensive database providing full-text for thousands of peerreviewed journals and scholarly magazines for general interest pursuits.

• Business Source Alumni Edition includes publications in many areas of business as well as trade publications and top management journals. • Business Book Summaries provides comprehensive, yet concise summaries for more than 1,800 of the top-rated business books. Expanded online access supports the libraries’ mission to advance discovery, innovation and learning for KU and beyond. The new online resources are freely available to registered members at kualumni.org/libraries. Not a member? Join now at kualumni.org/join. Library access will be available one to two business days after you join.

CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF BIBLIOPHILE? Browse Bibliophile online at issuu.com/kulibraries.

Questions? Comments? Email us at rasmith@ku.edu or send your letter to: Bibliophile; 502 Watson Library; 1425 Jayhawk Blvd.; Lawrence, KS 66045.

facebook.com/kulibraries twitter.com/kulibraries flickr.com/kulibraries youtube.com/kulibraries instagram.com/kulibraries

1425 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS 66045

KU Libraries announce naming of Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright KU Libraries are pleased to announce the naming of the “Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright” in honor of former University of Kansas provost and executive vice chancellor David Shulenburger. Lorraine J. Haricombe, dean of KU Libraries, said the naming recognizes a recent major gift from Shulenburger and his important role in laying the foundation for the university’s adoption of an open access policy. Haricombe explained that the gift will support programming and operations for expanding open access or public access for scholarly communication at KU. “The naming of this office recognizes the work and generosity of David and his colleagues,” said Haricombe.

“I believe this endowed fund is the first of its kind to advance open access initiatives at a research university. It is a true testament to their tremendous efforts and dedication to keep KU at the forefront of the open access and scholarly communication movement.” – Lorraine J. Haricombe KU Libraries partnered with faculty in 2009 to make KU the first public university in the United States to adopt a faculty-led open access policy. The overarching goal of open access is to provide global access to scholarly literature and research with unrestricted reuse of the content, including articles and data.

KU Libraries Dean Lorraine J. Haricombe, former dean of libraries William J. Crowe, former KU provost and executive vice chancellor David Shulenburger and KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little stand near the Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright at a special event held in October 2014.

“I made this gift to improve public access to scholarly communication at the University of Kansas,” said Shulenburger. “During my time as Provost at KU, I made a commitment to expanding open access at KU and I am pleased with the outstanding progress. The only way to ensure continued growth and continuity of the open access movement is through an endowment.” (CONTINUED INSIDE)

IN THIS ISSUE: • A message from the Dean • A note from Debbie McCord, our partner at KU Endowment • Preserving history for all Jayhawks • Libraries resources for alumni

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