Simona Tabacaru

Professional Responsibilities

Collection Development Librarian

  • Analyze institutional data , usage statistics, and other metrics for decision support in a variety of contexts
  • Assessment of library print and digital collections
  • Coordinate the TAMU Libraries' gift program

Education

  • MLIS, University of North Texas, 2009
  • BA, University of Bucharest, School of Law, 1996

Affiliations

  • American Library Association

ACRL (2010 - Present)

ALCTS (2010 - Present)

Research Interests

  • Collection Assessment
  • E-approval Plans
  • Patron Driven Acquisitions
  • Electronic Resource Management Systems

Selected Papers

Tabacaru, Simona, Carmelita Pickett. "Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don't: Texas A&M University Libraries' Collection Assessment for Off-site Storage." Collection Building 32, no.3 (2013).

Pickett, Carmelita, Simona Tabacaru and Jeanne Harrell. "E-Approval Plans in Research Libraries". College & Research Libraries. Accepted for publication November 5, 2012. Anticipated Publication Date: March 2014. Preprint available: http://crl.acrl.org/content/early/2012/12/19/crl12-410.full.pdf+html

Hartnett, Eric, Eugenia Beh, Taryn Resnick, Ana Ugaz, and Simona Tabacaru. "Charting a Course Through CORAL: Texas A&M University Libraries' Experience Implementing an Open Source Electronic Resources Management System." Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 25, no. 1 (2013): 16-38.

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