SPEC Kit 324: Collecting Global Resources  · 27
Sources of Funding for Global Resources Collections
3. In the matrix below, please indicate the sources of funding for global resources that the library is
actively collecting. Check all that apply. N=68
Collection Focus N Materials Budget Endowment Gifts Grants Other Funding
Source
East Asian Studies 53 50 26 30 25 14
Latin American Studies 53 52 24 24 14 7
West European Studies 52 52 23 24 11 7
Slavic and East European Studies 45 44 18 18 14 5
African Studies 43 42 9 14 8 5
Islamic Studies 40 40 11 11 9 5
South Asian Studies 39 36 10 12 11 6
Middle Eastern Studies 39 39 10 13 11 4
Jewish Studies (non-English) 38 32 24 21 8 4
Southeast Asian Studies 25 24 9 9 7 1
Central Eurasian Studies 24 23 4 6 7 3
Tibetan Studies 19 19 4 2 2 4
Other area 23 22 12 11 3 3
Number of Responses 68 68 43 50 40 21
Please briefly describe the “Other area.” N=23
Arabic Studies.
Archeology (materials budget, endowment); Oceania (materials budget).
Arctic Studies.
Byzantine and Modern Greece: Most funding for the acquisitions of materials for the Classics Library, which includes the
Byzantine and Modern Greek collections, comes from the Semple Fund, which was established by Louise Taft Semple
for the Classics Department. General funds and gift funds constitute a small percentage of the acquisitions funding.
Collection acquisitions funds are requested from the Classics Department on an annual basis and come from the Semple
Fund.
Caribbean Studies.
China studies.
Circumpolar or northern studies.
Classical Studies.
Earth Sciences. For this survey, we’ve included our Classics collection in Western European Studies.
Engineering, Chemistry, Vet Medicine.
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