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educator , library and information scientist

Thomas Evans Nisonger, library and information scientist, educator. Recipient Teaching Excellence award, Indiana University, 2000, Best Article award, G. K. Saur, 2001, Trustees' Teaching award, Indiana University, 2004.


Nisonger, Thomas Evans Son of Irvin Joseph and Mary Christina Nisonger.


Bachelor in Political Science and History, College Wooster, Ohio, 1966. Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, Columbia University, New York City, 1976.


Slavic cataloger University Manitoba Library., Winnipeg, Canada, 1974—1977, social science bibliographer, 1977—1981. Head acquisitions department and collection development coordinator University Texas, Dallas Library., Richardson, 1981—1983, assistant library director collection development, 1983—1987, associate library director collection development, 1987—1988. Assistant professor Indiana University, School Library and Information Science, Bloomington, 1988—1994, associate professor, 1994—2005, professor, since 2005.

Program director Indiana University, School Library and Information Science, since 2004.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (books) Evaluation of Library Collections, Access and Electronic Resources, Management of Serials in Libraries, Collection Evaluation in Academic Libraries. Contributor articles to professional journals.


The Gospel of Christ is the message that can lead one to salvation. It shows the essential steps that one must take to secure the goal that God wishes all to attain.


The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.


The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.


Delaware 2d United States-Cuba Sister Cities Association Conference, Havana, 2000. Delegate for Santa Clara, Cuba CUBAmistat, Bloomington, 2000. Member of American Library Association (library research roundtable chair 2001-2002), Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Phi Mu.


  • Other Interests

    Genealogy, travel.


Married Claire Josephine Witten, July 5, 1970. Children: Suzanne Marie, Stanley Oliver.

Irvin Joseph

Mary Christina Nisonger

Claire Josephine Witten

Suzanne Marie Nisonger

Stanley Oliver Nisonger