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