Preservation and Stacks Management


Department Head: Kathy A. Parsons, 204 Parks Library, 515-294-9630


Preservation Units: 

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Audiovisual and Film Preservation: Rosie Rowe, 403 Parks Library, 515-294-7755

Responsibilities: Physical care and preservation of the sound and moving image collections held within the ISU Library especially within the Special Collections and University Archives. 

Collections Conservator: Sonya Barron, 441 Parks Library, 515 294-9116

Responsibilities: Coordination and implementation of a preservation program for the University Library collections in all formats. Conservation treatment, digital conversion, binding, brittle book replacement, environmental monitoring, disaster preparedness, and preservation education are the primary aspects of the preservation program efforts.

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Conservation: Mindy Moeller, Senior Conservation Technician, 441 Parks Library, 515-294-0776

Responsibilities: Physical care of general, circulating materials in the Parks Library, Library Storage Building, and the Reading Rooms, as well as Special Collections and Archives materials.

Digital Preservation: Tammy L. Troup, 204 Parks Library, 515-294-3669

Responsibilities: Development of policy and oversight of technical procedures in support of the long-term retention of digital objects held within the ISU Library.

Preservation Services: Mindy McCoy, 204 Parks Library, 515-294-6348

Responsibilities: This unit brings together all vended services under one manager. It consists of reformatting services including, preservation photocopying and microfilming, custom-fit enclosures, and commercial library binding. Shelf preparation is also a function of this unit, providing materials with security devices, property stamps, bookplates, and call number labels.


Stacks Management Unit:

Stacks Management: Jake Eddy, Stacks Management Coordinator, 204 Parks Library, 515-294-0444; Vicki Woolley, Periodical Room and Library Storage Building

Responsibilities:  Staff in Stacks Management provide physical access to the Parks Library building and its general collections. They also oversee the Library Storage Building and the Periodical Room. The section includes the following units: