The Carrell: Journal of the Friends of the University of Miami Library was published from 1960 to 1996 to promote Richter Library and its notable special collections. It featured articles, poetry, and artwork by a range of contributors including Clark Mixon Emery , Theodore Bolton, Charlton Tebeau and many others. The entire run of the journal was digitized in 2012 to commemorate Richter’s golden anniversary.
The Friends of the University of Miami Library, now called the Friends of the University of Miami Libraries, is a library support organization founded in 1960 by a group of University of Miami faculty, alumni, and community leaders. The Friends play a vital role in supporting programs, securing gifts, and funding projects for the Libraries. The first president was the renowned Everglades preservationist and author Marjory Stoneman Douglas.