Advancing Leadership and Innovation

Learning Better Together

Advancing Leadership and Innovation

Learning Better Together

Our expert health science librarians and curators use our rich collections to facilitate a deep, interdisciplinary understanding of the connections between human health, illness, and our environment.

Your investment in library leaders and innovators will broaden the reach of our librarians and curators, enabling them to connect educators and students with the resources and tools that spark innovation and transform learning.

Support leadership

Jon Hallberg, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

“The health sciences libraries have a huge role to play in the 21st century. The libraries bring us together for an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving.”

How we’re learning better together

Librarian ‘Dream Team’ collaborates to create Free Access Public Health website

Elizabeth Wattenberg, Ph.D., is training students at Hanoi Medical University in Vietnam who seek to integrate public health practices into their work.

Wattenberg joined with the Libraries to create the “Free Access Public Health” website, providing one-stop access to vetted resources that can support public health students and practitioners wherever they call home.

Nursing Librarian Part of New Journal Development

Our Nursing Librarian Liz Weinfurter has been collaborating with the School of Nursing to develop the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies (IJPS).  Through this partnership, Weinfurter has drawn upon her detailed knowledge of journal content and structure and now supports the journal as the production editor.

Your contribution matters


Funds web-based learning opportunities


Purchases specialized software to support emerging needs such as data visualization and analysis, active learning


Funds conference attendance to support skill development


Employs  a student worker for year


Endows a Curator or Emerging Technology Strategist

Our spaces provide numerous distinct naming opportunities for donors who want to invest in the next generation of inquisitive health providers. Contact ?? to learn more about naming opportunities.

For more information, please contact Heather Beaton, Director of Development, University Libraries, at 612-624-8207.