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: Department Head; University Archivist; Louisiana Tech Records Officer.
Education: BGS, Cum Laude, Louisiana Tech University, 1997; MLIS, Louisiana State University, 1998; Post-Graduate work in Archival Management.
Affiliations: Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association; Louisiana Library Association; Society of Southwest Archivist; Alpha Delta Kappa; Kiwanis Club of Ruston-Sunrise.
Expertise: Archival management; Preservation; Collections housed in the Louisiana Tech University Special Collections: History of the University, History of Ruston, History of Lincoln Parish, History of North Louisiana; Digital Librarian; Records Management.
Summary: Maintain and manage the Louisiana Tech University Special Collections, Archives and Manuscripts department; process collections; prepare finding aids and guides which explain history, scope, content and arrangement of the collections; coordinate preservation activities; reference services; monitor and analyze the operations of the department; provide regular written and statistical reports of activities and accomplishments; plan for improving services and provide assessments of resources needed in the department and supervise support staff, graduate assistants and student workers in archival functions; present on topics of interest such as POW Camp Ruston, history of Louisiana Tech, history of northeast Louisiana; provide instructions on how to preserve personal documents and photographs.