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Melinda Isler

University Archivist & Special Collections Librarian
Professor of Library and Instructional Services

Contact Melinda
Phone: (231) 591-3731
Fax: (231) 591-3724
Email: [email protected]
Office: FLT 358 and Alumni 101


  • 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


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 In addition to providing access to historical documents, Melinda coordinates the records management program for the university.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.

Employed at Ferris since 2002