Diane Dallis


Diane Dallis, the Associate Dean for Library Academic Services at the Indiana University Libraries, directs the integration of library services and resources into the teaching, learning, and the research process. Working with a range of campus partners, she addresses issues of information literacy and helps faculty incorporate critical analysis and use of information into their teaching, helps graduate and undergraduate students navigate the complex research environment, and directs and develops library services to assist faculty in achieving their teaching and research goals. Dallis oversees several library departments, including Access Services, Area Studies, Arts & Humanities, Government Information, Reference Services, Sciences, and Social Sciences. She created and continues to lead the departments of Digital User Experience and Teaching and Learning. Diane has led the programming and collaborated in the design of several recent library renovations in the Wells Library including the Scholars’ Commons and the Learning Commons and is currently leading the efforts in designing the Libraries new Moving Image Collections and Archive space that will include a state of the art film screening room. Diane is also responsible for creating Libraries’ Information Literacy Grants which provide financial incentive and support for faculty who seek to improve courses or curriculum that promote scholarly research skills within undergraduate fields of study. Among Dallis’ recent publications a chapter in Supporting Digital Humanities for Knowledge Acquisition in Modern Libraries, which she co-authored, and she is the author of an upcoming article in New Library World on innovative spaces. She has also written and presented on library classroom design, the use of information commons in academic libraries, and Web content management.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Partnering for Transformative Teaching
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    Innovation in the curricula, including experimentation with technologies and learning spaces, is most likely to be effective when driven by faculty and student needs and served by integrated support structures.

EDUCAUSE Presentations