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Grants and Fellowships: Funding Opportunities: Collaborations

The UF Libraries Grants Management Program supports the research and training of students and library faculty; and all processes related to submission and management of Libraries' grant funded projects.

Innovative Collaboration Ideas & Resources

Texts, Thoughts and Inspiration


Academic Collaborations:
The Creative Campus Initiative at the University of Florida

Based from the College of Fine Arts, the Creative Campus Initiative fosters creativity in all disciplines, promotes interdisciplinary projects and encourages new ways of solving problems and expressing ideas.

The Curb Creative Campus Initiative at Vanderbilt University

Coordinated by the Curb Center at Vanderbilt, the Creative Campus Initiative aims to create positive change and advance innovative solutions and policies on campus. Includes information on current and past projects, including a movable Lego table!
Published Materials on Collaboration and Creativity:
Florida, Richard L. Cities and the Creative Class. New York: Routledge, 2005.
Fritz, Robert. The Path of Least Resistance Learning to Become the Creative Force in Your Own Life. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1989.
Pink, Daniel H. A Whole New Mind: Why Right-brainers Will Rule the Future. New York: Riverhead, 2006.
Robinson, Ken. Out of Our Minds: Learning to Be Creative. Oxford: Capstone, 2011.
Siler, Todd. Think like a Genius: Use Your Creativity in Ways That Will Enrich Your Life. New York: Bantam, 1997.

Videos on the Art and Science of Creativity:

A TED Talk featuring Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the best-selling novel/memoir Eat, Pray, Love. Gilbert suggests that instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius. A truly inspiring and humorous talk.
Videos on Collaborative Leadership, Thought and Theories:

A collection of video-taped lectures and workshops from the UF Libraries. Topics include mini-grant-writing, proposal-writing and collaboration basics for grant seeking.

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