Ms. Truesdell came to IPFW in 1983 as a librarian at the Walter E. Helmke Library. She received degrees from Indiana University (B.A., 1978; M.L.S., 1980). Ms. Truesdell is an IPFW graduate. She served as document delivery librarian, reference librarian, government documents librarian, technical services librarian, and assistant director during her tenure in the library. She was recognized nationally as an expert in document delivery services.