Collection Management librarians and staff acquire materials in multiple formats and make them available for use through the library's website or in the building. They work with faculty to select materials to support teaching and research needs through the liaison program. Any MTSU student or staff member can request an item through the book request form or the suggest a resource form.
The Collection Management department acquires and catalogs books, e-books, print and online journals, serials, microtext, and a variety of electronic resources. Physicial processing of materials is also performed in this department.
The department also maintains the U.S. Federal Depository Program as well as standing order and approval plans.