University of Southern Indiana

Library Liaisons and Materials Selection

David L. Rice Library

Materials Selection

The major focus of Materials Selection is the identification and approval of materials which support campus instructional needs. More background on Collection Development perspectives and priorities can be found on the Collection Development Mission and Statement of Philosophy page.

Liaison Librarians

Selection is a shared responsibility of librarians and faculty, with each college having a liaison librarian to work with faculty. Please feel free to contact the liaison librarian for your area concerning selection of materials or any other library service needs. Student suggestions for library materials are also welcomed.

  • Pott College - Shane White (812-465-1056) email:
  • Liberal Arts - Kate Sherrill (812-465-1277) email:
  • Romain College - Laura Bernhardt (812-465-1638) email:
  • Nursing and Health Professions - Becca Neel (812-461-5328) email:

How are recommendations submitted?

Place a Request. Refer to Purchase Recommendations Procedures

Electronic form. Requests can go directly to Collections & Resources using the electronic version of the Purchase Recommendation Form online.

Faculty members, please consult your department's internal procedures for making purchase recommendations.

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