Janice Cox

Janice Cox
Janice Cox

Head Librarian
Department of Dental Library


Contact Info

Phone (317) 274-5207
Fax (317) 278-1256        

Office Address

Indiana University School of Dentistry
Department of Dental Library
1121 W. Michigan Street, Room 128
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5186


Professional Degrees:
BA, Eastern Kentucky University, English, 1969;
MSLS, University of Kentucky, Library Science, 1970;
MA, Indiana State University, English, 1978; AHIP


Narrative of Professional Career
Janice E. Cox was born and raised in Northern Kentucky. She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 1969 with a BA degree in English and received her MSLS degree in 1970 from the University of Kentucky. She earned her MA degree in English in 1978 from Indiana State University. Ms. Cox served as a Cataloging Librarian for the Helms-Cravens Library (now known as WKU Libraries) at Western Kentucky University from 1970-1972 and for the Cunningham Memorial Library at Indiana State University from 1972-1975. She also served in various capacities including Assistant Executive Director for the Indiana Cooperative Library Services Authority from 1975-1997. Ms. Cox began her association with the Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1997as Assistant Director for Technical Services. She was appointed to her current position of Head Librarian in 2002 and continues to serve in that capacity. She obtained tenure in 2010. Ms. Cox is a member of the Medical Library Association, American Library Association, Indiana Health Sciences Librarians Association, Indiana Library Federation, Academic Library Association of Ohio, Midwest Chapter/Medical Library Association, and the North American Serials Interest Group. She has served in leadership positions for several of these organizations.


Professional Interests

  • Collection development
  • Collection utilization
  • Library technology