ILS faculty member, Dr. Ronald E. Day has been promoted to the rank of Professor. He has served as a teacher and researcher at Indiana University since 2005. Before coming to IU, he received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the State University of New York at Binghamton, and his M.L.I.S. from the University of California at Berkeley. In ILS, he has taught Z501 Reference, Z521 Humanities Information, Z640 Seminar in Intellectual Freedom, and other courses. He is the Master of Library Science program director.
His writing has received respect in the profession. One acknowledgment was the Best Information Science Book Award presented at the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting in November 2015 for his book: