Bruce Neville

Reference Librarian, Science and Engineering

  • Subject Specialist for Biology
  • Subject Specialist for Biomedical Engineering
  • Subject Specialist for Environmental Studies
  • Subject Specialist for Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Subject Specialist for Mechanical Engineering



  • American Society for Engineering Education Engineering Libraries Division (ASEE-ELD)



  • BS in Biology and Chemistry, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1977
  • MLS in Library Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 1992
  • Science Librarian, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, 1992-1996
  • Science & Engineering Librarian, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1996-2009
  • Science & Engineering Librarian, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 2009-


Reference Librarian, Science and Engineering

  • Molluscan Systematics
  • Citizen Science
  • Library Collection Development and Disaster Recovery
  • Library Instruction
  • Library Mentoring
  • Ornithology


Selected Papers

  • Brown, Leonard G., and Bruce D. Neville.  “Catalog of the recent taxa of the families Epitoniidae and Nystiellidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) with a bibliography of the descriptive and systematic literature."  Zootaxa 3907(1): 1-188; 15 January 2015.

  • Bhatt, Jay J., Kevin P. Drees, Tom C. Volkening, Carol A. Brach, Mary L. Strife, Amy S. Van Epps, and Bruce Neville.  “Mentoring scenarios in a changing information world.”  120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, GA, June 23-26, 2013, Paper ID #8162.  Available online at:

  • Hubbard, David E., and Bruce D. Neville.  “Benchmarking mechanical engineering collections using the WorldCat Collection Analysis tool.”  Library Collections, Acquisition & Technical Services 36(3/4): 59-68; September 2012.

  • Sare, Laura, Stephen Bales, and Bruce Neville.  “New academic librarians and their perceptions of the profession.”  Portal: Libraries and the Academy 12(2): 179-203; April 2012.

  • Eichhorst, Thomas C., and Bruce D. Neville.  “A review of the subgenus Linnerita Vermeij, 1984 (Gastropoda: Neritidae), with the designation of a new species and a redescription of Nerita (Linnerita) vitiensis Hombron & Jaquinot, 1854, from American Samoa, Fiji, and Vanuatu.”  La Conchiglia 36(311)43-58; December 2004. 

  • Brown, Leonard G., and Bruce D. Neville.  “Nomenclatural notes on Amaea arabica (Nyst, 1871) comb. nov. and Cirsotrema fimbriolatum (Melvill, 1897) (Gastropoda: Epitoniidae), two similar species from the Indo-Pacific Faunal province."  Novapex 12(3-4): 81-86; 10 octobre 2011.

  • Neville, Bruce.  “First record of the Curlew Sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea, for New Mexico, with notes on inland occurrences of the species in North America.”  NMOS [New Mexico Ornithological Society] Bulletin 26(3):43-50; 1998.


  • Neville, Tina M., Deborah B. Henry, and Bruce D. Neville.  Science and Technology Research: Writing Strategies for Students.  Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2002.

  • Parmeter, John, Bruce Neville, and Douglas Emkalns.   New Mexico bird finding guide, 3rd ed.  Albuquerque: New Mexico Ornithological Society, 2002.

  • Weil, Art, Leonard Brown, and Bruce Neville.  The Wentletrap Book: Guide to the Recent Epitoniidae of the World.  Rome, Italy: Evolver, 1999.


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