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4th Floor - Prescott Memorial Library
(318) 257-2935

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.


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