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Acquisitions Department

The mission of the Acquisitions Department is to create varied, authoritative, and up to date library collections to support student and faculty research following guidelines established by the Collection Development Policy. Acquisitions is responsible for ordering and receiving materials in a timely, accurate, and fiscally responsible manner.

Purchasing Policies

  • The Tarleton Libraries Collection Development Policy provide selection guidelines.
  • Items are selected for purchase utilizing an approval plan, faculty and librarian recommendations, demand driven & evidence based acquisition, and the online Suggest a Purchase form.

University Library Committee Members and Librarian Liaisons
Department Committee Member Librarian Liaison
Accounting, Finance & Economics Dr. James Goodpasture Dr. Christy Tabors
Agricultural & Consumer Sciences Dr. David Frazier Katie Pierce Farrier
Animal Sciences & Veterinary Technology Dr. Cheyenne Runyan Amy Castillo
Biological Sciences Dr. Victoria Chraibi Melissa Cookson
Chemistry, Geoscience & Physics Dr. Lance Whaley Melissa Cookson
Communication Studies Dr. Karley Goen Jennifer Sherwood
Counseling Dr. Thomas Burdenski Lisa Wan
Criminal Justice (School of) Dr. Kathy Brown Joshua Wallace
Curriculum & Instruction Dr. Rebecca Putman Kimberly Gragg
Educational Leadership & Technology Dr. Juanita Reyes Dr. Kym Schow
Engineering & Computer Science Dr. Lynal Albert Phyllis Kinnison
Engineering Technology Dr. Billy Gray Kimberly Gragg
English & Languages Dr. Cynthia McPherson Yvonne Mulhern
Fine Arts Ms. Molly Dierks Amy Castillo
Government, Legal Studies & Philosophy Dr. Amy O'Dell Dr. Christy Tabors
History, Sociology & Geography Dr. Patrick Funicello Joshua Wallace
Kinesiology (School of) Dr. Andy Wolfe Yvonne Mulhern
Management (Human Resources & International Business) Dr. Dianna Krueger Adam Keim
Marketing & Computer Information Systems Dr. Delmar Nagy Tracy Holtman
Mathematics Mrs. Soad Emmert Adam Keim
Medical Laboratory Sciences & Public Health Dr. Heping Han Lisa Wan
Military Science   Adam Keim
Nursing (School of) Ms. Jerilyn Bumpas Katie Pierce Farrier
Psychological Sciences Dr. Heather Labansat Adam Keim
Social Work Ms. Misty Smith Kimberly Gragg
Wildlife, Sustainability and Ecosystem Sciences Dr. Crissa Nugen Melissa Cookson

Contact Us:

Tracy Holtman

Associate Director of Resource Management & Discovery
Library Administration

Nikki Bossaller

Nikki Bossaller

Acquisitions Associate

Adam Keim

Reference & Instruction Librarian
Research & Learning