Barbara Goldsmith Preservation and Conservation Department

Mailing Address

New York University Libraries
Barbara Goldsmith Preservation & Conservation Department
70 Washington Square South, Lower Level 2
New York, NY 10012


The Department is located on LL2 in the northeast corner of the building. Follow signage to the Barbara Goldsmith Preservation and Conservation Department.


Director, Preservation Department

Paula De Stefano
tel. 212/998-2563

Head, Conservator

Laura McCann
tel. 212/998-2562


Lou Di Gennaro
tel. 212/992-9017

Dawn Mankowski
tel. 212/992-9017

Head, Media Preservation

Kimberly Tarr
tel. 212/998-2692

Media Preservation Lab Supervisor

Ben Moskowitz
tel. 212/998-2551 

Media Preservation Assistant 

William McKeldin
tel. 212/995-3563 

Preventive Conservator

Currently Vacant
tel. 212/998-2518

Preservation Supervisor

Donna Bradley
tel. 212/998-2565

Digital Content Manager

Melitte Buchman
tel. 212/998-2668

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