The 75th anniversary special issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. The issue contains commentary essays on a series of seminal articles from the journal’s history, along with re-published versions of those articles, an introductory essay from editor Scott Walter, and a look at the future of publishing in scholarly societies. Commentary and articles are grouped together in the list below.
Join C&RL on Friday, March 27, at the ACRL 2015 Conference in Portland for the program “Putting the ‘Research’ in the Association of College & Research Libraries: 75 Years of College & Research Libraries and Other ACRL Research Programs” for a discussion of the issue along with the past, present, and future of ACRL’s research programs.
Note: The November 2013 issue was the final print issue of College & Research Libraries. The journal began an online-only publication model in January 2014.
Scott Walter. “Looking Back, and Looking Forward: 75 Years of College & Research Libraries.”
David A. Tyckoson. “Question-Negotiation and Information Seeking in Libraries: A Timeless Topic in a Timeless Article.” Full Text (PDF).
Gillian S. Gremmels. “Constance Mellon’s ‘Library Anxiety': An Appreciation and a Critique.” Full Text (PDF).
Joan K. Lippincott. “Libraries and the Digital University.” Full Text (PDF).
James G. Neal. “Still ‘Choosing Our Futures': How Many Apples in the Seed?” Full Text (PDF).
Karen P. Nicholson. “The McDonaldization of Academic Libraries and the Values of Transformational Change.” Full Text (PDF).
Megan Oakleaf. “The Library’s Contribution to Student Learning: Inspirations and Aspirations.” Full Text (PDF).
Anne R. Kenney. “From Engaging Liaison Librarians to Engaging Communities.” Full Text (PDF).
Roger C. Schonfeld. “Scholarly Societies and Scholarly Communication: A Look Ahead.” Full Text (PDF).