A tribute to Gwen Leighty

Jennifer Paustenbaugh (Oklahoma State University Libraries, Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA)

The Bottom Line

ISSN: 0888-045X

Publication date: 1 June 2006



The purpose of the paper is to provide a tribute to the life and work of library fund‐raiser Gwen Leighty.


The paper uses personal knowledge and references to Academic Libraries Advancement and Development Network (ALADN) and LIBDEV web sites.


The paper finds that fundraising is connecting with people and the journey that each development officer must make while raising funds for their library.


The paper presents a brief history of ALADN and the valuable contribution one person made to the cause of library fund‐raising.



Paustenbaugh, J. (2006), "A tribute to Gwen Leighty", The Bottom Line, Vol. 19 No. 2, pp. 84-86. https://doi.org/10.1108/08880450610663627

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