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Support the University Library

With your help, the University Library can make projects happen, support on-going programs, and provide for the University Library's future.  Whether you're interested in advancing the collections or helping students, your interests can benefit the University Library.

Six Primary Areas of Need

Unrestricted fund
Unrestricted Fund

Support the general needs of the Library, special projects and opportunities for students, community outreach, as well as professional development for faculty and staff.

Collection fund
Collections Fund

Help build the library's range of research resources.

Student Opportunity Fund
Student Opportunity Fund

Help students grow and succeed at IUPUI through programs that enhance the services and activities of the University Library.

Payton Library
Friends of
the Joseph and Matthew Payton Library

Support the work of researchers, students, and nonprofit professionals through collection development and online tools.

Herron Art Library
Herron Art Library

Support a full service branch of the University Library which offers the IUPUI community and residents of Indiana research materials on art and artists pre-history through the present day.

Center for Digital Scholarship
Center for Digital Scholarship Fund

Support the research capabilities of scholars by digitally disseminating unique scholarship, data, and artifacts created by IUPUI faculty, students, staff, and community partners. The Center also implements and promotes best-practice for creation, description, preservation, sharing, and reuse of digital scholarship, data, and artifacts.

How to Support the IUPUI University Library

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Indiana University Foundation makes it easy to support your favorite causes and donate when, how, and as often as you want

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Send your contributions to:

IUPUI University Library
External Relations Team
755 W Michigan St
Indianapolis, IN 46202

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Payroll deduction

Indiana University Foundation makes it easy for IU staff and faculty members to donate by offering automatic deductions from your paycheck.


*Questions about the tax advantages of giving? Visit the Indiana University Foundation website.

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Other Ways to Support the IUPUI University Library

Matching Gift

Matching gifts double or even triple the impact of your giving.  Many businesses match their employees' gifts to higher education.  Your human resources office can tell you if your company will match your gift and provide you with a form.  Send us the completed form and we'll do the rest!

Donor Recognition

Donors are the heart of IUPUI.  Your generosity makes possibilities real and the campus and the library are grateful.  Those that make a leadership level gift to the library are recognized with an invitation to join the Barbara B. Fischler Society. For more information, email Cortnee Yarbrough or call her at 317-274-8061.

Honor with Books

A unique  way to honor a stellar student or transformative teacher through an electronic book plate in the Indiana University online catalogue. If you are interested in this, please email Cortnee Yarbrough or call her at 317-274-8061.

Book Donations

The University Library recognizes that community members have valuable books and book collections they might like to donate to the library. Due to space and cost limitations we rarely accept these types of donations. For more information please email Kevin Petsche  or call him at  317-278-2330.

Updated Jun 05, 2018 by Webmaster