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Acquisitions Department

Books on a shelf in the library

For further information contact:

Jodee Tennyson

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 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  
Agricultural & Consumer Sciences Dr. David Frazier Jodee Tennyson
Animal Sciences & Veterinary Technology Dr. Kimberly Guay Amy Castillo
Biological Sciences Dr. Kristin Herrmann Melissa Cookson
Chemistry, Geoscience & Physics Dr. Lance Whaley Melissa Cookson
Communication Studies Dr. Karley Goen Jennifer Barrera
Counseling Dr. Thomas Burdenski Lisa Wan
Criminal Justice Dr. Sharece Downey Joshua Wallace
Curriculum & Instruction Dr. Rebecca Putman Amanda Pape
Educational Leadership & Technology Dr. Lesley Leach Kym Schow
Engineering & Computer Science Dr. Arthur Huang  
Engineering Technology Dr. Billy Gray Jodee Tennyson
English & Languages Dr. Cynthia McPherson Yvonne Mulhern
Fine Arts Ms. Molly Dierks Amy Castillo
Kinesiology Dr. Steve Simpson Joshua Wallace
Management (Human Resources & International Business) Dr. Dianna Krueger Donna Savage
Marketing & Computer Information Systems Dr. Delmar Nagy Tracy Holtman
Mathematics Dr. Scott Cook Amanda Pape
Medical Laboratory Sciences Ms. Lisa Wan Lisa Wan
Nursing Ms. Jerilyn Bumpas Cathy Wilterding
Psychological Sciences Dr. Jamie Borchardt Lisa Wan
Social Science (includes Sociology) Dr. Mattie Fitch Christy Tabors
Social Work Ms. Misty Smith Jodie Baker
Wildlife, Sustainability and Ecosystem Sciences Dr. Jeff Brady Kym Schow