Administers the monographs, binding, and serials budgets; supervises the acquisitions and receipt of books and journals for the Library; negotiates database subscription licenses; and oversees binding operations.
Ms. Bevis graduated from Jacksonville State University with a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.S. in Instructional Media. She received an Ed.S. in Library and Information Studies from the University of Alabama.
Poe, Jodi, Mary Bevis, John-Bauer Graham, Bethany Latham, and Kimberly W. Stevens. Sharing the Albatross of E-Resources Management Workflow. In H. Yu & S. Breivold (Eds.) Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice (pp. 71-89). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, 2008.
Bevis, Mary D. and John-Bauer Graham "Librarians Rush in Where Angels Fear to Tread: The History and Evolution of an Integrated Electronic Journals Collection." Journal of Academic Librarianship, vol.29, no.2 (Oxford, UK: Elsevier 2003).
McAbee, Sonja L., comp., Mary D. Bevis, Jodi W. Poe, George Whitesel, eds. Houston Cole Library Collection Management and Development Policy, (2nd ed.), (Jacksonville, Ala.: Jacksonville State University, 2001). (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED456843, 2001).
Bevis, Mary D. and William J. Hubbard, "Jacksonville State University: A Serials Department in Transition." The Serials Librarian, vol.19 (Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 1990). Reprinted in The Good Serials Department, Peter Gellatly, ed. (Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 1991).
Bevis, Mary D. and Sonja L. McAbee. "NOTIS as an Impetus for Change in Technical Services Departmental Staffing." Technical Services Quarterly, no.12. (Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 1994).
Bevis, Mary D., "ERIC on CD-ROM and RIE: a Comparison of Search Results and User Satisfaction." The Reference Librarian, no.53, reprinted no.54, (Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 1996).
Bevis, Mary D. "Collection Development Roundtable". The Alabama Librarian, no.44, (Alabama Library Association, 1993).
Bevis, Mary D., "An Assessment of Jacksonville State University Library's Periodical Subscriptions". Jacksonville, Ala.: Jacksonville State University, Houston Cole Library. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No.ED 329 263, 1991).