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Collection Development and Management

Chair of Collection Development & Management

The Chair of Collection Development and Management (CDM) works collaboratively with the Dean and the Chair of User Services in achieving the goals and strategies of the Walker Library. The CDM chair provides leadership for the CDM Department which includes the following units or activities: Acquisitions, Cataloging, Continuing Resources, Special Collections, Materials Budget, Binding/Book Repair, Discovery Services, Library Systems, and Collection Assessment.


We acquire books, eBooks, and video streaming licenses for films and audiovisual media as requested by faculty members, students, and librarians.

Name Title Email Number
Suzanne Mangrum Acquisitions Librarian 615-904-8517
Sherry Mitchell Library Assistant - Mail, Book Repair, Gift Book Assessment 615-904-8511
Anne Sayakhom Acquisitions Ordering Coordinator 615-904-8515

Budgets and Payments

Name Title Email Number
Kimberly Smith Accountant 2 615-898-3273


Responsible for the cataloging, classification, and subject analysis of materials in all formats and languages which Walker Library acquires.

Name Title Email Number
Zinia Randles Cataloging Assistant 615-904-8514
Amanda Scott Music & Media Cataloging Librarian 615-904-8516
Linda Turney Cataloging Librarian 615-904-8510
Jo Williams Cataloging Librarian 615-904-8521

Collection Assessment

Responsible for ongoing and annual collection assessments, as well as collection assessments on demand for new programs and accreditation reports.

Name Title Email Number
Rachel Kirk Collection Assessment Librarian 615-904-8518

Continuing Resources

Responsible for library subscriptions in print and electronic format, which includes journals, databases, serials, newspapers, and microfilm. Unit provides ongoing maintenance for all electronic resources, and as a selective federal repository library, unit maintains and provides access to government documents.

Name Title Email Number
Beverly Geckle Continuing Resources Librarian 615-904-8519
Sheree Blakemore Continuing Resources Assistant 615-904-8512
Toni Butler-Click Coordinator-Continuing Resources 615-904-8513

Library Systems

Name Title Email Number
Cory Faulkner Systems Administrator 615-898-2539
Clay Oldham Applications Support Analyst 615-898-2521

Special Collections

Special Collections is the rare book facility for Walker Library. Its mission is to acquire, preserve and provide access to materials to support the activities of students, faculty, and staff, as well as members of the general public. Please see Special Collections for additional information. 

Name Title Email Number
Alan Boehm Special Collections Librarian 615-904-8501
Susan J. Martin Special Collections Librarian 615-898-2819
Susan Hanson Curator 615-904-8503

Web and Discovery

Name Title Email Number
Denise Quintel Discovery Services Librarian 615-898-5144
Shabnam Hosseinzadeh Senior Specialist - Web Developer 615-898-2809