Marion Frank-Wilson


Titled Professor (2017)
Walden Librarian
Indiana University Bloomington
Herman B Wells Library


Marion Frank-Wilson is the Librarian for African, Global, and European Studies and Head of the Wells Library's Area Studies Department at Indiana University. She holds a Ph.D. in African and Comparative Literature from Bayreuth University (Germany). Her extensive field research has resulted in the publication of AIDS Education Through Theatre (Bayreuth African Studies Series, Bayreuth, 1995), and other publications include articles on African literature and Africana librarianship. She is also the co-author of Collecting Global Resources (Association of Research Libraries, 2011). Her recent research focuses on African literature as well as on areas where open access publishing, scholarly communication, and new forms of collection development intersect.