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Mary Daniell Bevis

Duties & Responsibilities

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.

Normal Working Hours

Fall, Spring, May & Summer Sessions | Monday-Friday: 7:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.


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).
  • Library Policy Committee. Houston Cole Library Policy Manual. (Jacksonville State University, 1995).
  • 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).
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