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New Faculty Funds

Informational page for new AY2022-2023 tenure-track faculty on using their University Library-provided $1,000

Emily Chan

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Emily Chan
Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
4th Floor, Office 4020

Eligible Faculty

New faculty who started in AY2022-2023 are eligible for a University Library award of $1,000. 

Eligible Expenses

  • Books, ebooks*
  • Audiovisual materials (e.g., CDs, DVDs, streaming video)
  • Backfiles
  • Datasets (institutional access)
  • Article processing charges (APCs) for open access publications

* The format for books and ebooks should be suitable for adding to the library's collection.  That is, personal e-reader copies are not eligible expenditures for these funds.

Find Your Librarian

Would you like suggestions? Work with your librarian

They can help provide information on formats, availability, and pricing.


The $1,000 must be spent by March 31, 2023.

Effective April 1, 2023, these funds will revert to the University Library for discretionary collection spending.