Director, Center for the Book; Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Science
Affiliated Artist/Group 

Timothy Barrett, associate research scientist at the UI Center for the Book, offers lectures, demonstrations and workshops for adult groups on topics related to papermaking. Barrett's specialties include the history and technique of Western and Japanese style papermaking, and related scientific and aesthetic topics. Video tapes and an enticing display of paper specimens are always a part of Barrett's presentations. As Director of Paper Facilities, his duties include teaching at the School of Art and Art History, and overseeing activity at the Center for the Book's research and production paper facility.