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Profile of Melinda McMartin Isler

University Archivist/ Special Collections Librarian
Associate Professor of Library and Instructional Services

Questions/Comments: Email Melinda

Division – Academic Affairs
Unit – Library and Instructional Services (FLITE)
Archives and Special Collections

Employed at Ferris since: 2002

Contact Information:
FLITE, Room 358 and
Alumni 101
410 Oak Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2279
(231) 591-3731 (office)
(231) 591-2662 (fax)

Last updated: March 2, 2009

As the University Archivist, Melinda McMartin Isler collects, preserves and provides access to materials on the history of Ferris State University. Materials range from university histories to classroom objects. In addition to providing access to historical documents, Melinda coordinates the records management program for the university.

As Special Collections Librarian, Melinda is responsible for specialized collections including university theses, the Ferris Collection, Michigan Collection and the Special Collections

M.S. (Library and Information Science, University at Albany), 1999
M.A. (History, University at Albany), 1999
B.A. (English and History, Kenyon College), 1996