Library Resource Center, 401C
Works closely with Library Administration in monitoring the library's budget and formulates acquisitions
policies and procedures. Supervises and participates in pre-order verification, ordering, claiming, receiving,
and paying of invoices. Oversees approval plans; develops business relationships with vendors and publishers;
monitors and evaluates vendor performance; manages gifts and exchange program. Coordinates and cooperates
closely with Metadata cataloging team, the Continuing Resource Librarian, the Systems Librarian, and all the
library liaisons. Supervises the work of library specialist and student workers in the Acquisitions area and
promotes staff development. Develops and documents policies, workflows and procedures with Acquisitions staff.
Takes a lead role in the evaluation and efficient, innovative use of new and emerging technologies in a changing
environment; undertakes studies and comparative analyses of techniques and methods for acquisition of library
materials. Participates in planning and decision-making for the department and serves on library committees.
Prepares appropriate monthly and annual reports for the Assistant Director. Provides limited reference Services.
Participates in providing instruction. Supervises student workers
Liaison to the Academic Departments of Business and Public Health
B.S., University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
M.L.I.S., University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
Acquisitions, Collection Development
ALA - American Library Association
NASIG - North American Serials Interest Group
LLA - Louisiana Library Association
ALCTS - Association of Libraries Cataloging and Technical Services
BCALA - Black Causus of American Library Association