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Cowles Library

As the largest private academic library in Iowa, Cowles Library is a resource for students on their paths to become their most well-rounded selves. Cowles Library integrates the past into the present with an eye on the future and prepares students to navigate the digital world both before and after graduation. Students and community members can find a team of librarians, trained in education and ready to guide them through the identification and analysis of Drake’s vast resources.


Cowles Library houses Drake’s print and digital collections and an impressive array of archives and special collections that ensure students and the public can learn from the rich history of Des Moines, Iowa, and the nation. 


Your support will ensure continued access to this valuable learning environment and its many academic resources. 

Rank State Donors
1 IA 14
2 IL 2
2 PA 2
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The entire Drake community of alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends coming together. Let's see who's going All In.
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Rank Answer Gifts
1 Alumni 607
2 Faculty/Staff 194
3 Parent 140
4 Friend 90
5 Student 63
6 Other 46
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What decade did you graduate?
Rank Answer Gifts
1 2010 - 2020 159
2 2000 - 2009 129
3 1970 - 1979 118
4 1990 - 1999 109
5 1980 - 1989 85
6 1960 - 1969 47
7 Current Student 41
8 1959 and before 19
9 2010 - 2019 2
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Cowles Library Challenge
Increase the impact of your support to Cowles Library! Charles, PH’09, and Katie Hartig have committed $2,500 to match gifts made to Cowles Library during all in. Make your gift today to ensure every Drake student has access to the very best in resources and research education at Cowles.
$2,500 MATCHED
Caldbeck Challenge
All gifts made during All In campaign by current Drake students will be matched by The Caldbeck Challenge, up to $1,400! The Diane K. Caldbeck Student Philanthropy Challenge was funded through the generosity of Kelly Caldbeck, PH’01, Peter Caldbeck, JO’03, and Megan Caldbeck, JO’05 in honor of their mother, longtime Drake employee and alumna Diane Anagnos Caldbeck, ED’72. The endowment serves as an annual incentive to students at Drake as they work to inspire their peers to develop a culture of philanthropy.
$1,400 MATCHED
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