Conservation Services

Whitney Baker Head of Conservation Services, Librarian wbaker@ku.edu 785-864-3568
Terri Gottstein Bindery Preparation Assistant tgottstein@ku.edu 785-864-3049
Kyle Sederstrom Preservation Systems Coordinator ksederst@ku.edu 785-864-3753
Kyle Sederstrom Library Associate ksederst@ku.edu 785-864-3753
Roberta Woodrick Assistant Conservator rwoods@ku.edu 785-864-3429

 

Conservation Services at KU Libraries is responsible for performing book repair, conservation treatments and commercial binding on materials from the Libraries' diverse collections. The department operates in two spaces: the Jerry and Katherine Stannard Conservation Laboratory in Watson Library and a smaller work space in the Spencer Research Library.

Conservation Services strives to reach the following goals:

  • Increase access to library materials
  • Perform high-quality conservation treatments
  • Maintain a high level of treatment production
  • Increase visibility of conservation within the Libraries, the University of Kansas, the state of Kansas, and nation

Location

Stannard Conservation Laboratory
135 Watson Library
1425 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7544

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