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The Library Development Office supports the improvement and development of library services to all Indiana citizens. The LDO includes specialists in the areas of library finance, management, planning, evaluation, and services to special populations. The LDO also administers statewide library services like interlibrary loan and library delivery services.
(317) 232-3697 or (800) 451-6028 (Indiana only)
Wendy Knapp - Associate Director of Statewide Library Services - 317-232-3718, wknapp@library.IN.gov
Steven J. Schmidt, LDO Supervisor, 317-232-3715, SteSchmidt@library.IN.gov
Oversees the Library Development Office.
Karen Ainslie - Public Library Services Consultant – 317-232-1938, kainslie@library.IN.gov
Provides general consultation to library staff and trustees, and specific consultation on library finance, and coordinates the Indiana e-rate program.
Terry Black - Administrative Secretary, 317-232-3697, tblack@library.IN.gov
Provides secretarial support to library consultants. Maintains Positions Open list.
Jennifer Clifton - LSTA Consultant, 317-234-6550, jclifton@library.IN.gov
Coordinates and oversees statewide LSTA projects and initiatives. Consults with libraries regarding LSTA programs, applications, and grant writing.
David Michael Hicks – INfoExpress & Indiana Share Coordinator, 317-232-3699, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coordinates and oversees the statewide INfoExpress library courier service and the Indiana SHARE program.
VACANT - Public Library Consultant, Continuing Education & Statistics, 317-232-3681, LDO@library.IN.gov
Directs the collection, retrieval, analysis and publication of data from all types of Indiana libraries. Provides consultant and advisory services to public librarians and trustees.
Connie Rendfeld - Digital Initiatives Librarian, 317-232-3694, crendfeld@library.IN.gov
Coordinates the Indiana Memory program and provides consultant and advisory services for the digitization projects of libraries.
Vacant, NEH-NDNP Project Manager
Coordinates the NEH-NDNP digitization project
LDO SS 5-1-2013