Ed  Cherry
Systems Librarian
Academic Affairs
University Library
430 University Library

Ed Cherry is the Systems Librarian. In that position, he is responsible for managing the library’s computer systems, including personal computers, printers, and servers. He previously served as Reference Librarian specializing in Government Documents at Samford University. Before coming to Samford, he was a Reference Librarian in a public library.

Degrees and Certifications

  • MLS, University of Alabama, 1984
  • BA, Samford University, 1983

Liaison Areas

Howard College of Arts and Sciences

  • Biblical & Religious Studies
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology

Selected Publications

  • Cherry, Ed, Stephanie Havron Rollins, and Toner Evans. "Proving our worth: The impact of electronic resource usage on academic achievement." College & Undergraduate Libraries 20, no. 3-4 (2013): 386-398.

Selected Presentations

  • Cecil, Cheryl S., C. Ed Cherry, Kimmetha Herndon, Lori A. Northrup, Jennifer R. Taylor, and Lauren M. Young. (2016, December). Samford University Library Assessment Since 2008, webinar. Alabama Association of College and Research Libraries.
  • Cherry, E. (2012, October). Promoting Our Value: Tying Use of Electronic Resources to Academic Success. Southeastern Library Association / Georgia Council of Media Organizations conference, Macon, Georgia.