About Special Collections
Giving to Special Collections
American Foreign Policy
Louisiana Tech Prescott
LOUISiana Digital Library
Louisiana Tech University
Sparta Ground Water
Special Collections Staff
4th Floor - Prescott Memorial Library
Peggy Carter - Director
Tanya Arant - Library Spec. III
Joyce Chandler - Library Spec. I
Position: Library Specialist III
Education: AAA, Art Institute of Dallas; BFA, Louisiana Tech University, 2001.
Affiliations: Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association; Society of Southwest Archivist; American Library Association.
Expertise: Archival management; Historical research; Preservation; Collections housed in the Louisiana Tech University Special Collections: History of the University, History of Ruston, History of Lincoln Parish; Digital Library. Art History, Civil War History, History of Louisiana, American Art History. Special Collections Webmistress.
Summary: Maintains and assists in the management of the Louisiana Tech University Special Collections, Archives and Manuscripts department under the direction of the Department Head; processes collections; prepares finding aids and guides which explain history, scope, content and arrangement of the collections; participates in preservation activities; provides reference services; monitors the operations of the department; provides regular written and statistical reports of activities and accomplishments to the Department Head; supervises graduate assistants and student workers in archival functions. Maintains Special Collections website; adds digital collections to the LOUISiana Digital Library and assists researchers in the Special Collections and American Foreign Policy Center.