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You can learn more about UW Libraries spaces, resources and services from your seat. A Virtual Libraries Tour includes the popular Odegaard Undergraduate Library and Suzzallo & Allen Libraries. Explore UW Libraries via this virtual self-guided tour. Click on “Read Book” to begin the tour. If you do choose to tour UW Libraries in person, check library hours before coming to campus.
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New Interdisciplinary and Technology-Rich Space Opening September 2023
The OSC space will transform a highly visible part of Suzzallo Library from traditional study and stack space to an active, innovative, community-engaged, and interdisciplinary space supporting the full research life cycle.
Bring New Books to Life
Every gift to the Press helps bring important new books to life—books that change the way we learn, think and act. Visit our website to learn more about our work advancing scholarly publishing
Ways to Give
Giving directly online is the most secure, efficient and rapid way to make your gift. Support the Libraries’ priority fund here, or choose what best fits your interests from among many options by clicking “Funds” in the menu bar at the top of this page.
Make personal, IRA, or donor-advised-fund checks out to “UW Foundation” and mail to:
4333 Brooklyn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98195-9505
On the memo line of all checks write in “For Libraries” and the name of the fund if you know it. Do not use staples to attach checks, cash or supporting documents.
For questions about how to insure that your gift is credited accurately, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
To make a gift over the phone, call Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm:
What is your passion? Create your own endowment to build a lasting legacy and support the UW in perpetuity.
Contact Sheryl Stiefel
Assistant Dean of University Libraries for Advancement
email@example.com or 206-685-1973.
Books and other materials enrich our collections. For information on how to make a non-cash gift that will support our students and faculty, contact Carolyn H. Aamot 206-543-1859 | firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help UW Libraries enhance the student experience, support research and ensure the preservation of the past and present for tomorrow through a gift in your will or estate plans. Contact Amy Scott, Director for Planned Giving 206-685-3289 |email@example.com, for information about ways to include UW Libraries in your legacy planning.
Considering donating gifts of securities to UW Libraries? Use this step-by-step PDF or contact Robert Bradshaw, 206-685-3814 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The Friends of the Libraries Board is a group of dedicated community members with a passion for libraries.
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