College & Research Libraries – March 2013

The March 2013 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1997 to the present.


Scott Walter. “The Improvisation of Human Experience: Joseph J. Branin (1947–2012).”
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Daryl R. Bullis and Richard D. Irving.  “Journals Supporting Terrorism Research: Identification and Investigation into Their Impact on the Social Sciences.”
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Karen Rupp-Serrano and  Sarah Robbins. “Information-Seeking Habits of Education Faculty.”
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Gay Helen Perkins and Amy J.W. Slowik. “The Value of Research in Academic Libraries.”
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David W. Lewis. “From Stacks to the Web: The Transformation of Academic Library Collecting.”  AbstractFull Text (PDF).

Deborah D. Blecic, Stephen E. Wiberley, Jr., Joan B. Fiscella, Sara Bahnmaier-Blaszczak, and Rebecca Lowery. “Deal or No Deal? Evaluating Big Deals and Their Journals.”
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Jingfeng Xia and Ying Liu. “Usage Patterns of Open Genomic Data.”
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Book Reviews

David Henige. H. Faye Christenberry, Angela Courtney, Liorah Golcomb, and Melissa S. Van Vuuren. Literary Research and Postcolonial Literatures in English: Strategies and Sources. Literary Research: Strategies and Source, 11. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2012. 262p. $60.00 (ISBN 9780810883833). LC 2012-009243. Full Text (PDF).

Loreen S. Henry. David Shumaker. The Embedded Librarian: Innovative Strategies for Taking Knowledge Where It’s Needed. Medford, N.J.: Information Today, Inc, 2012. 232p. $49.50 (ISBN 9781573874526). LC2012-017662. Full Text (PDF).

Scott Krafft. Colin Franklin. Obsessions and Confessions of a Book Life. New Castle, Del.: Oak Knoll Press; Camberwell, Victoria, Australia: Books of Kells; London: Bernard Quaritch, 2012. 262p. alk. paper, $49.95 (ISBN: 9781584563044). LC2012-018734. Full Text (PDF).

Judy Li. Priscilla K. Shontz and Richard A. Murray. What Do Employers Want: A Guide for Library Science Students. 1st ed. California: Library Unlimited, 2012. 119p. $45 (ISBN 9781598848281). LC2012-005693. Full Text (PDF).

Lynne F. Maxwell. Milena Dobreva, Andy O’Dwyer, and Pierluigi Feliciati. User Studies for Digital Library Development. London, U.K.: Facet Pub., 2012. 272p. FSC accredited paper, $99.95 (ISBN 9781856047654). Full Text (PDF).

Carli Spina. Laura N. Gasaway. Copyright Questions and Answers for Information Professionals: From the Columns of Against the Grain. West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press, 2013. 284p. alk. paper, $24.95 (ISBN 9781557536396). LC2012-032276. Full Text (PDF).


Errata. Full Text (PDF).