Roy Meador III

Year Started at Mercy College: 2013


  • BA, Central Connecticut State University (1977)
  • MA, University of South Dakota (1980)
  • MLS, University of Southern Mississippi (1987)

Research Interests and Professional Projects

  • Translating the Cold Mountain poems of the Tang Dynasty poet Han Shan.
  • Researching the impact of modernity on small, isolated religious groups (e.g., Himalayan Sherpas)

Professional Memberships

  • American Library Association
  • Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Iowa Library Association
  • Library Leadership and Management Association
  • Medical Library Association

Advice to Students

"He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love." +St Basil the Great

Quick Info

Roy Meador

Roy Meador III, MA, MLS
Director of Library and Media Services
(515) 643-6612

Office Location

Mailing Address
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239