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Supporting the Library
The Library welcomes gifts in all forms. Many private donors have made contributions toward the acquisition of research materials for the use of Berkeley faculty and students. This support is very important in sustaining the excellence of our collections and services.
Read more about how you can support the UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies Library.
The following types of gifts are available to support the Ethnic Studies collections within the Doe and Moffitt Libraries:
Cash Gifts for Book Purchases
Cash contributions of any amount are welcomed and can be made directly to the Library using the online form. In the Special instructions or designations for this gift section, specify that you are supporting the Ethnic Studies collections.
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Donations of Materials
Gifts of books and scholarly materials have historically represented a significant element in the development of our outstanding research collections. Contact Corliss Lee about the materials you wish to donate.
Memorial and Honorific Gifts
Contributions given in memory or in honor of a person are welcomed. For a gift of $1,000 or more, a named memorial book fund can be established. A special book plate will be created and placed in each book.
Endowment funds may be established with a gift of $50,000 or more. These funds provide the library with an annual income in perpetuity and have a lasting impact on maintaining a world class collection in of Ethnic Studies. The University invests its endowments carefully to achieve a healthy rate of return that provides for both current needs and long-term growth. A special book plate will be created and placed in each book.