Ruth Vondracek

Oregon Explorer Librarian
Associate Professor in the OSU Libraries Special Collections and Archives Research Center
(541) 737-9273


M.A. - Library & Information Science. University of Iowa-Iowa City. School of Library and Information Science, 1984.

B.A. with Distinction. Anthropology and German. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978.

Certification The Modern Archives Institute Certification. National Archives & Library of Congress. 1987.

Ruth Vondracek joined the Oregon Explorer team in 2007. Her early experiences as an archaeologist spurred a keen interest in natural and cultural resource issues. In addition to working with Oregon Explorer, she is responsible for the Archives natural resource collection.