Tracy Bergstrom is the director of the Specialized Collection Services Program within the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame. As such, she oversees Rare Books and Special Collections, University Archives, Preservation, and Digital Production. She is also the curator of the Zahm Dante and early Italian imprints collection at Notre Dame and is especially interested in the print history of Dante’s Divine Comedy. Tracy is a graduate of Smith College and Yale University and holds a bachelor’s degree in Italian Studies and Art History, a Master of Arts degree in Archaeological Studies, and a Master of Library Science degree.
As Conservator for the Hesburgh Libraries, Liz Dube facilitates the maintenance and preservation of the Libraries physical collections. Seeking to insure that collections are accessible for as long as they are needed, Liz collaboratively identifies and mitigates risks to the collections, establishes treatment priorities and protocols, and directs the conservation lab in which restorative and preventative treatments are performed. Liz holds a bachelor's degree in English Literature with Peace Studies minor from the University of Connecticut, and a Master of Library Science degree and Certificate of Advanced Studies in Library and Archives Conservation from the University of Texas.
Natasha Lyandres supervises the Rare Books and Special Collections Department and the Architecture Library. She is also curator of Russian and East European Studies collections at Notre Dame. Before joining the Hesburgh Libraries, Natasha was a special projects librarian at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, Stanford University, and a reference librarian at Joyner Library, East Carolina University. Natasha studied Art History at Moscow State University before receiving a Master of Library and Information Science degree from San Jose State University.