Ilana Stonebraker is Head of the Business/SPEA Library and Interim Director of Scholars Commons - Branches, holding the rank of Associate Librarian, at Indiana University Bloomington. In her role at IU, Ilana serves as the primary contact to faculty, students, and staff of the Kelley School of Business and the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) with a staff who provide core services such as instruction, reference, circulation, and reserves. She also serves as the subject specialist for Economics and interim department head for two other libraries.
Ilana holds a Master of Science in Information, with a specialization in Library and Information Services, Preservation of Information, from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Washington. She is active in ALA and previously served as RUSA BRASS Chair 2019-2020. In 2023, Ilana was elected as Vice-President/President-Elect of the Reference and User Services Association (ALA RUSA). During her three-year term, she'll serve as Vice-President, President, and Past President.