Our Research and Production Paper Facility located on the UI Oakdale Campus is the Center’s professional complement to the Papermaking Classroom in 29 North Hall. At the Oakdale facility, Tim Barrett and student co-workers produce European and Japanese-style handmade papers for use in the care and conservation of rare books and works of art on paper. Tim also oversees research efforts that are typically focused on production innovations or the stability and other characteristics of historical papers
Directions from North Hall:
Leave the Parking ramp and head South on Madison St.
Turn Right at the first stop light onto Iowa Ave.
Turn Right at the next stop light onto Riverside Dr. (This turns into 2nd Ave)
Turn Right at Coral Ridge Ave (IA-965).
Go under the interstate and turn right at the second stoplight onto Holiday Rd.
Take the first Left onto Holiday Ct. This dead ends and you must turn Left onto Crosspark Rd.
The UICB Paper Facility is on the Left side; it is a low red brick building with 3 or 4 garage stalls
here is a small parking pad on the right hand side of the road.
If you get to the water tower you have gone too far.
Paper Facility Number: 319-335-4410