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Services to Adventist International Libraries

Bibliographic Services Department

The Bibliographic Services Department is comprised of three units: Acquisitions, Cataloging and Services to Adventist International Libraries (SAIL). Its mission is to acquire, prepare and maintain library materials accurately and expeditiously, to facilitate and support the educational programs of the University, enhance the work of the faculty, provide materials for patron use, support the special needs of other library departments, and provide services to Adventist International Libraries.

Location & Address

The department is located on the north side of the James White Library building, just past the reference room.

Bibliographic Services Department
James White Library
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI 49104-1400

Phone: (269) 471-6062


Monday - Thursday 8:15am-5:00pm
Friday 8:15am-12:00noon
Sunday Closed

Library Faculty and Staff

Norma Greenidge, M.A., Ph.D.
Chair, Bibliographic Services Dept.
Phone: (269) 471-6215
Responsibilities: Supervises Bibliographic Services, Periodicals, S.A.I.L., Resources Development Librarian, Liaison Program Director.

Acquisitions, Periodicals Unit
Bernard Helms, M.S., M.L.S.
Acquisitions / Periodicals Librarian
Phone: (269) 471-3208
Responsibilities: Acquisitions of monographic and audiovisual materials. Bookkeeping. Periodicals Staff Supervisor.

Cataloging Unit
Felipe Tan, M.L.S., M.Div., M.A
Senior Cataloger
Phone: (269) 471-6262
Responsibilities: Oversees all cataloging functions and is responsible for developing cataloging policies and procedures.

Xiaoming Xu, MBA, MLS
Cataloging Specialist
Phone: (269) 471-6125
Responsibilities: Original Cataloging. Complex copy cataloging. Catalogs sound recordings and textbooks. Assists at the reference desk.

Services to Adventist International Libraries Staff
Nancy Sheppler
S.A.I.L. Director
Phone: (269) 471-6165
Responsibilities: S.A.I.L. Manager and Bookkeeper.

Updated June 5, 2018