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Christopher Center Library Services

Faculty: Donna R.R. Resetar

Donna R.R. Resetar
Professor Resetar is a nature enthusiast.

Associate Dean for Library Services
Associate Professor
Christopher Center, Room 174
(219) 464-6183
Donna.Resetar (at)

Professor Resetar joined the Valpo faculty in January of 1987. She assists with library planning, budgeting, and assessment; she coordinates development of the library's collection; and supervises materials receiving, cataloging and processing. She serves as the non-scientist member of the VU Animal Care and Use committee.

Prior to joining the VU faculty, Prof. Resetar worked in libraries at Marquette University, the University of Kansas, and at the John G. Shedd Aquarium.

Areas of research interest include library work-flow and assessment.


American Library Association
-- Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Division, College Libraries (CLS) and Science and Technology (STS) Sections
-- Association for Library Collections and Technical Services
-- Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) Division
-- Library Research Round Table

Honor Societies:

Beta Phi Mu International Library and Information Studies Honor Society


M.A. – University of Chicago
B.A. – Michigan State University

Areas of Specialization:

Integrated library systems design and maintenance
Automated storage and retrieval systems in libraries
Library statistics and assessment

Professor Resetar’s current favorite book is Dragonflies of Indiana. Outside interests include nature study, genealogy, and the Arts and Crafts movement, 1894-1920.