Bldg. A, 401 W Fulton St.,
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
GVSU’s Steelcase Library, located on the Pew Campus in downtown Grand Rapids, is a blend of a traditional library setting with a technologically advanced retrieval system (ARS) that houses our circulating collection. Browsing the collection is done using our online catalog. The beautiful reading room features a cathedral ceiling, quiet study areas, stained glass windows, and a current reference and periodical collection with emphasis in the subjects of: Business, Law, Social Work, Public & Nonprofit Administration, Engineering, and Criminal Justice. In addition, the library has the Dorothy A. Johnson Collection for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership special collection.
Dorothy A. Johnson Collection for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership Collection
This collection supports the mission of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, scholarly research by students and faculty in the School of Public & Nonprofit Administration and other academic departments, the University's Development Division, and members of Michigan's nonprofit community.
The collection includes all materials purchased with funds endowed by the Council of Michigan Foundations since July 2000. In addition, Grand Valley received the bulk of the Council of Michigan Foundations' Library. The Johnson Collection and related collections, taken as a whole, comprise one of the most comprehensive collections of information sources on philanthropy, volunteerism, and nonprofit leadership initiative in the nation. The Johnson Collection is Michigan's only comprehensive academic library on the subjects of philanthropy and volunteerism, and is an affiliate of the Consortium of Foundation Libraries.
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