Diane Dallis-Comentale is the Ruth Lilly Dean of University Libraries at Indiana University.  The Dean, together with an experienced administrative team, manages the operations, finances, and employees of multiple library destinations on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University.

Administrative offices are located in the iconic Herman B Wells Library, on the second floor of the West Tower. To best access this area, use the stairs located on the West side of the main lobby.  For elevator access, use the East Tower elevators to floor two and travel through Government Information, Maps and Microform Services to reach the Administrative office area, open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Staff Directory

Director of Operations
(812) 855-6610
Director of Communications
Media Contact
(812) 856-4817
Ruth Lilly Dean of University Libraries
Associate Dean for Planning and Administration
(812) 855-3403
Assistant Dean for Library Technologies
(812) 855-0953
Associate Dean for Organizational Strategy, Diversity
Associate Librarian
(812) 855-7743
Associate Dean for Collection Development and Archival Collections
(812) 855-1481
Associate Dean for Research and Learning Services
(812) 855-9792
Executive Director of Development
(812) 855-7494
Administrative Cordinator
(812) 855-1450

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We foster curiosity, creativity, and scholarly explorations through access to information in sustainable environments designed to engage all members of our communities.

We strive to foster and advance social justice, confront structural bias, and transform practices in order to realize a culture that is fair, equitable, and accessible.

We embrace new ideas, creative problem-solving, and experimentation and support a culture of curiosity, risk-taking, and the free exchange of ideas toward high-impact research, teaching, and learning experiences.

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We invest in relationships and engage in partnerships to accomplish mutual goals, solve shared problems, and extend the impact of our initiatives.