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Acquisitions Department

Students studyingThe mission of the Acquisitions Department is to create varied, authoritative, and up to date library collections to support undergraduate studies as well as graduate 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.  For further information, please contact Jodee Tennyson, Acquisitions Librarian by email at or phone at 254/968-9475.

Purchasing Policies:

  • The Tarleton Libraries Collection Development Policy provides selection guidelines.
  • Items are selected utilizing the YBP approval plan, faculty recommendations, librarian recommendations, and the online Suggest a Purchase form.
  • Please contact Jodee Tennyson, Acquisitions Librarian by email at or phone at 254/968-9475

University Library Committee/Librarian Liaisons

Department UniverSITY Library
COMMITTEE Representative
Librarian  Liaisons
Accounting, Finance & Economics (includes Business Law) Dr. Arthur Young Margie Maxfield
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 Ms. Kathryn Jones Malone Jennifer Barrera
Criminal Justice Dr. Sharece Downey Jodie Baker
Curriculum & Instruction Dr. Gaye Hubble Amanda Pape
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Dr. Mark Littleton Kym Schow
Engineering & Computer Science Dr. Arthur Huang Margie Maxfield
Engineering Technology Mr. Bill Gray Jodee Tennyson
English & Languages Dr. Sam Dodson Yvonne Mulhern
Fine Arts Mr. Greg Ball Amy Castillo
Kinesiology Dr. Steve Simpson Trudy Carlson
Management (includes HR and International Business) Ms. Christi Foster Donna Savage
Marketing and Computer Information Systems Dr. Joseph Schuessler Tracy Holtman
Mathematics Dr. Keith Emmert Amanda Pape
Medical Laboratory Sciences Ms. Lisa Wan Lisa Wan
Nursing Ms. Jerilyn Bumpas Cathy Wilterding
Psychology & Counseling Dr. Tom Burdenski Lisa Wan
Social Sciences (includes Sociology) Dr. T. Lindsay Baker Christy Singleton
Social Work Program Ms. Misty Smith Jodie Baker
Wildlife, Sustainability and Ecosystem Sciences Dr. Hennen Cummings Kym Schow