University of Oregon

Support the UO Libraries

As the state’s only member of the prestigious Association of Research Libraries, the University of Oregon Libraries plays a crucial role in all teaching, learning, and research activities on campus.

A gift to the UO Libraries has the broadest possible impact on campus, because our facilities serve all students and all faculty across all disciplines. From the Loyd and Dorothy Rippey Library at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston to the Knight Library at the heart of campus, each of our eight libraries strive to meet the rising demand for resources and services necessary for creating knowledge and promoting excellence in all academic pursuits.


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Gifts to the Library Fund provide the maximum flexibility to address immediate and high priority needs and to leverage other resources. Give Now »


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The new Allan Price Science Commons and Research Library is the centerpiece of a master plan to unite the university’s entire community of science students, faculty members, and researchers. Give Now »


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Students and faculty members at the UO need to have access to the latest technologies for their learning, teaching, and research. Your gift allows us to purchase new computers, hardware, and software to meet the needs of our students and faculty members. Give Now »
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This fund allow us to purchase print and electronic resources in all formats to support all disciplines across campus. Give Now »
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Purchase and preserve rare collections and archives for student, faculty, and international research. Give Now »

Student Support

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The UO Libraries is the university’s largest academic student employer. Your support allows us to provide more students with meaningful employment in the supportive, academic environment of the library, helping them offset the cost of their education while developing valuable workplace skills. Give Now »

Faculty Support: Endowing Leadership Positions

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Head of Special Collections and University Archives
The security, prestige, and assets made possible by an endowment will ensure that the UO Libraries will always be able to attract and retain the strongest possible candidate to fill this vital leadership role. Supported by library resources, this key individual is ultimately responsible for the preservation of vital materials relating to Oregon’s past. Furthermore, by promoting and cultivating access to these important historical materials, the head of Special Collections serves as a public partner in support of our high-achieving faculty members and students. Give Now »

Other Ways to Give

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Help preserve and protect the Kesey archive, a literary and cultural treasure, for future generations of students and scholars.

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The (ODNP) is an innovative program to digitize historic Oregon newspaper content, and make it freely available to the public through a keyword-searchable online database. Support the digitization of Oregon’s historical newspapers and unique photographs, maps, books, and other documents. Give Now »
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Library Coaches' Fund supports the library's greatest priorities, including technology, collections, and student employees. Give Now »
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Gifts of resources which support the university’s mission of research and teaching are appreciated. Give Now »
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