Special Collections Department

403 Parks Library
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011

phone: 515 294-6672
email: archives@iastate.edu

Special Collections Department

Special Collections Department - Services

Reference Requests

Have a question? Our staff can assist you with your reference requests.


Interlibrary Loan Policy

To request an item from Special Collections, please contact the ISU Library's Interlibrary Loan Department. All requests must be approved by the Head of Special Collections based on the Special Collections Interlibrary loan policy.


Reproducing Materials

Our guidelines and related charges for reproducing materials from the collections.


Tours and Presentations

Would you like a closer look at who we are, what we have, or what we do? Contact us for a tour.


Disability Services

If you have difficulty using the materials in Special Collections due to an impairment, we will be happy to assist you. Please call us at 515-294-4216 or e-mail us at archives@iastate.edu. For further information, see the ISU Library's page on Disability Services.


Donations and Transfers

If you have a donation you'd like to make, here are the guidelines.