The University of North Texas Libraries' Dean's Innovation Grant, formerly known as the Green Light To Greatness Award, provides funding to research and projects within the UNT Libraries that promote scholarship and contribute to the gathering of knowledge that helps improve our libraries, our university, and the community.


Dean's Innovation Grant 2014 Awardees

Mary Ann Venner, Kris Helge, Laura McKinnon

Project Title

Second Floor Space Planning

Project Description 

One of UNT Libraries' overarching missions has always been to create an environment where students could learn and study. This project built upon this goal by observing other academic libraries' study spaces and coming up with a recommendations to improve the second floor of Willis Library.

Contributor Biographies

Mary Ann Venner is the Assistant Dean for Personnel. She has a Master of Library Science from UNT.