Financial Gifts

Help build a new collection or support on-going Library operations through financial contributions. Contributions may be designated to purchase particular materials for the Library.

Quick links to:

General Library Funds
Medical Heritage Center Funds

To make a Material Gift to the Health Sciences Library or the Medical Heritage Center, please visit the Material Gifts page.

Health Sciences Library General Funds

Health Sciences Library general funds provide much-needed funding that will support all aspects of library services and resources.

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Supports the development and on-going operation of the Library for Health Information (LHI), a consumer health-focused service of the Health Sciences Library.

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EdTech Incubator

Currently focused on the library's EdTech Incubator (ETI), this fund supports innovative new library programs, resources, services and initiatives for education and clinical care.

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Supports operational and physical costs of the Health Sciences Library in Prior Hall.

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Promotes staff development in the area of technology for the benefit of the health sciences community.

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Supports the purchase of library materials associated with the field of ophthalmology.

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Medical Heritage Center Funds

The Medical Heritage Center (MHC) was founded in 1997 with the mission to collect, preserve and promote the rich health sciences history of the central Ohio region. Since its inception, the MHC has enjoyed the support of its founding partners, The Ohio State University Medical Center and the Columbus Medical Association (CMA), as well as the generosity of individuals dedicated to supporting the Center’s mission through financial donations.

If you would like to help the Medical Heritage Center in its mission through a financial gift, there are several options available to you.

Financial Gifts through OSU

For more information about how you can help preserve our local medical history and share it with future generations through a financial gift, please contact Judith Wiener, Associate Director for Special Collections and Outreach, at (614) 292-9273.

To give to the Medical Heritage Center through The Ohio State University development web site, please select an endowment fund number below.

Mail

Checks made payable to "The Ohio State University Foundation" can be mailed to:
The Ohio State University Foundation
1480 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, OH 43221

Please indicate the fund number in the memo line of your check.

Financial Gifts through the Columbus Medical Association Foundation

Please visit the Columbus Medical Association Foundation to contribute to the Medical Heritage Center. 

Mail


Checks made payable to the "Columbus Medical Association Foundation" can be mailed to:
Columbus Medical Association Foundation
c/o Ann Eliot
1390 Dublin Rd
Columbus, OH 43215

** Please indicate “Medical Heritage Center Fund” in the memo line of your check for donations to Medical Heritage Center funds.

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Builds the collections, scholarships and public programming of the Medical Heritage Center at the Health Sciences Library.

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John C. Burnham

Funds the annual John C. Burnham, PhD, Lecture in the History of Medicine and Science.

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Nathaniel R. Coleman Memorial Alcove plaque at the Medical Heritage Center

Along with the Nathaniel R. Coleman Library of Medical Literature Endowment, this fund supports purchases of rare books, medical artifacts and furnishings for the Medical Heritage Center at the Health Sciences Library.

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Rare books at the Medical Heritage Center

Along with the Coleman Memorial Alcove Endowment, this fund supports purchases of rare books, medical artifacts and furnishings for the Medical Heritage Center at the Health Sciences Library.

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Provides support for central Ohio nursing history projects and preservation activities in the Medical Heritage Center at the Health Sciences Library.

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Paul Metzger

Supports the Medical Heritage Center historical collections.

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Barbara Van Brimmer

Supports professional development opportunities for library faculty and staff across The Ohio State University Libraries system.

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Supports the annual James V. Warren, MD, Lecture in the Medical Humanities.

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Provides funding for the annual James R. Wright Jr., MD, PhD, lecture.

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Robert M. Zollinger

Provides support for the Robert M. Zollinger archives at the Medical Heritage Center at the Health Sciences Library.

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Your Contact

Lynda Hartel, MLS

(she/her/hers)
Assistant Vice President, Health Sciences
Director, Health Sciences LIbrary

Prior Hall 280

Judith Wiener, MA, MLIS

(she/her/hers)
Associate Professor
Associate Director
Collections and Outreach

Prior Hall 514