Conservation Services


five members of the conservation team pose at an exhibition in Spencer Research Library in 2019
Conservation Services staff Whitney Baker, Chris Bañuelos, Jacinta Johnson, Roberta Woodrick, and Angela Andres at the Unseen Hands exhibition in 2019

Conservation Services at KU Libraries is responsible for the care and preservation of the Libraries' diverse collections, from books and manuscripts to audiovisual materials. The department is located in the Kenneth Spencer Research Library and serves all of KU Libraries.

Conservation Services strives to reach the following goals:

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

Conservation Services

Conservation Services
NameTitleEmailPhone
Angela AndresSpecial Collections Conservatorandresa@ku.edu785-864-3753
Whitney BakerLibrarian; Head, Conservation Serviceswbaker@ku.edu785-864-3568
Roberta WoodrickCollections Conservatorrwoods@ku.edu785-864-3753