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


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


  • American Library Association

ACRL (2010 - Present)

ALCTS (2010 - Present)

  • NASIG (2013 - Present)

Research Interests

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

Selected Papers

Ramirez, Diana, Simona Tabacaru. "Evidence-Based Collection Management: A Discipline-Specific Usage Analysis of PsycBOOKS." Collection Management 40, no.3 (2015): 163-184.

Pickett, Carmelita, Simona Tabacaru and Jeanne Harrell. "E-Approval Plans in Research Libraries". College & Research Libraries. 75, no. 2 (2014): 218-231.

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): 111-115.

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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