A Graduate Dissertation Fund has been established by the Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries as part of this year's allocation of funds. The fund is designed to help graduate students acquire materials related to their research that are not currently available in the University libraries.
Materials acquired under this program will, upon completion of use by the graduate student, become part of the permanent collection of the libraries. In order to assure that the materials acquired through the fund have both immediate and continuing value, a joint proposal by the graduate student and the relevant subject bibliographer in the libraries will be required.
In general, graduate students who have completed the qualifying exam for the Ph.D. will be eligible for the program. Graduate students interested in the program should contact the graduate advisor in the department. Graduate directors with questions about the program should write to: Thomas Cassada in the Friends of the Libraries' Office, Rush Rhees Library, Box 270055, or call him at x5-4461.