Interim Director of Collection Development Operations & Acquisitions Services
- American Library Association(ALA) - Acquisitions Section of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), Chair for 2015/2016
- American Library Association (ALA) - Library Administration and Management Association (LLAMA)
- Texas Library Association
- Federation of Texas A&M University Mothers' Clubs, President, 2013/2014
- M.L.S University of Oklahoma, 1982
Major emphasis: Academic Libraries and Technical Services
- B.A. Baylor University, 1969
Majors: Elementary Education and English
Acquisition of library materials including monographs, serials, and electronic resources, especially e-books and patron driven acquisitions
Library material budgets
Technical service organization in academic libraries
Pickett, Carmelita, Simona Tabacaru and Jeanne Harrell. “E-Approval Plans in Research Libraries”. College & Research Libraries. 75:218-231 (2014). Preprint available: http://crl.acrl.org/content/early/2012/12/19/crl12-410.full.pdf+html
Harrell, Jeanne. “Literature of Acquisitions in Review, 2008-2009.” Library Resources and Technical Services 56, no. 1 (2012), 4-13.
Reynolds, Leslie J., Wyoma vanDuinkerken, Carmelita Pickett, Jane Smith, Sandy Tucker, and Jeanne Harrell.“User Driven Acquisitions: Allowing Patron Requests to Drive Collection Development in an Academic Library.” Collection Management 35: 3, 244-254 (2010). URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01462679.2010.486992. Also in Patron-Driven Acquisitions : Current Successes and Future Directions, edited by Judith M. Nixon, Robert S. Freeman, and Suzanne M. Ward. New York: Routledge, 2011. 126-136.
vanDuinkerken, Wyoma, Jane Smith, Jeanne Harrell, Leslie J. Reynolds, Sandy Tucker, and Esther Carrigan.“Creating a Flexible Fund Structure to Meet the Needs and Goals of the Library and its Users,” Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services 32 (2009). 142-149.
Harrell, Jeanne. “The Evolution of E-Journal Expertise.” University of Houston Libraries Serials Symposium. Houston, TX , July 22, 2005.
Harrell, Jeanne. "Library Acquisitions: Change and the Need for Communication Among Libraries, Distributors, and Publishers," Against the Grain. (November 2001), 52-54.
vanDuinkerken, Wyoma, Wendi Arant Kaspar and Jeanne Harrell. Guide to Ethics in Acquisitions. Chicago: ALA Publications, 2014.
Harer, John B. and Jeanne Harrell. People For and Against Restricted or Unrestricted Expression. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2002.