Project information

The Wiener Library Book Fund Appeal

To support the Library's ongoing acquisition of newly published works and rare books and pamphlets.

This project is ongoing.

Charity information: The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

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  • Need

    Need

    The Wiener Library is Britain's largest collection of books and documents relating to the Holocaust and Nazi era and provides a unique resource for researchers, academics and educators.

    However, as a privately funded institution, the Library is struggling in the current climate to fund its core running costs, and the budget for books and acquisitions is being cut.

    Solution

    Raising £25,000 per annum will ensure that the Library can purchase the books it needs to develop its collection and provide educators and scholars across the UK with the resources they need.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Raise £25,000 per annum to fund the purchase of published works relating to the Holocaust.

    Activities

    » We are reaching out to all our new and existing supporters to help us achieve this goal.

    Success will be when the Library has secured £25,000 to purchase, accession and catalogue new works.


  • Impact

    Impact

    The success of the Book Fund Appeal will ensure that The Wiener Library remains the foremost resource in the UK for the study of the Holocaust and genocide, attracting scholars from around the world to study and work with its materials.

    Risk

    If the appeal is not successful, the Library's book budget will remain at a reduced level. Over time, this would impact negatively on the quality of the Library's collections.

    Reporting

    All donors to the Book Fund Appeal will receive notification on the success of the project.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £25,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £25,000 Book Fund Appeal To purchase works for The Wiener Library's collection

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Anonymous £1,000 Guaranteed
    Anonymous £1,000 Guaranteed
  • Background

    Location

    The Wiener Library is now located in its new premises in Russell Square where our improved storage archives allow for the growth of the collection.

    Beneficiaries

    All users of the Library will benefit from new acquisitions.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The Wiener Library is Britain's largest archive on the Holocaust and we have a team of five librarians and archivists working with our collections and selecting material.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Katharina Hubschmann

    Ms Hubschmann is our Senior Librarian and oversees the purchase, accession and cataloguing of all new works.