Category Archives: C&RL

College & Research Libraries – March 2016

crl squareThe March 2016 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. The March issue features a selection of seven action research studies by teams who participated in the ACRL Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success (AiA) program. More details on the special issue are available on the ACRL website.

Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and follow C&RL on Facebook and Twitter for updates and discussion.

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.

Editorial

Scott Walter. “Assessment in Action: Introduction to the Special Issue.”

Articles

Kara J. Malenfant, Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, and Debra Gilchrist. “Assessment as Action Research: Bridging Academic Scholarship and Everyday Practice.”

Veronica Arellano Douglas and Celia E. Rabinowitz. “Examining the Relationship between Faculty-Librarian Collaboration and First-Year Students’ Information Literacy Abilities.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Sara Davidson Squibb and Susan Mikkelsen. “Assessing the Value of Course-Embedded Information Literacy on Student Learning and Achievement.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Jérôme Melançon and Nancy Goebel. “Personal Librarian for Aboriginal Students: A Programmatic Assessment.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Phil Jones, Julia Bauder, and Kevin Engel. “Mixed or Complementary Messages: Making the Most of Unexpected Assessment Results.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Kacy Lundstrom, Pamela Martin, and Dory Cochran. “Making Strategic Decisions: Conducting and Using Research on the Impact of Sequenced Library Instruction.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Lisa Massengale, Pattie Piotrowski, and Devin Savage. “Identifying and Articulating Library Connections to Student Success.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Brandy Whitlock and Nassim Ebrahimi. “Beyond the Library: Using Multiple, Mixed Measures Simultaneously in a College-Wide Assessment of Information Literacy.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

 

College & Research Libraries – January 2016

crl squareThe January 2016 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and follow C&RL on Facebook and Twitter for updates and discussion.

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.

Editorial

Carol Tilley and Scott Walter. “What’s in a Name?

Articles

Le Yang. “Metadata Effectiveness in Internet Discovery: An Analysis of Digital Collection Metadata Elements and Internet Search Engine Keywords.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Steven A. Knowlton. “A Two-Step Model for Assessing Relative Interest in E-books Compared to Print.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Kaya van Beynen and Camielle Swenson. “Exploring Peer-to-Peer Library Content and Engagement on a Student-Run Facebook Group.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Michael J. Khoo, Lily Rozaklis, Catherine Hall, and Diana Kusunoki. “‘A Really Nice Spot’: Evaluating Place, Space, and Technology in Academic Libraries.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Quinn Galbraith, Leanna Fry, and Melissa Garrison. “The Impact of Faculty Status and Gender on Employee Well-being in Academic Libraries.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Victoria Raish and Emily Rimland. “Employer Perceptions of Critical Information Literacy Skills and Digital Badges.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Vince Graziano. “LGBTQ Collection Assessment: Library Ownership of Resources Cited by Master’s Students.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Book Reviews
Laura Costello. Robert J. Grover et al., Evolving Global Information Infrastructure and Information Transfer. Santa Barbara: Libraries Unlimited, 2015. 150p. Paper, $75.00 (ISBN 1-61069-957-0). LC 2014046767. Full Text (PDF).

Scott Curtis. Enhancing Teaching and Learning in the 21st-Century Academic Library: Successful Innovations that Make a Difference, ed. Bradford Lee Eden. New York: Rowan & Littlefield, 2015. 214p. Paper, $45.00 (ISBN 978-1442247055). LC 2014043551. Full Text (PDF).

Marcy Simons. Julie Todaro, Mentoring A–Z. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2015. 168p. Paper, $58.00 (ISBN 13: 978-0-8389-1329-1). Full Text (PDF).

Dana E. Hart. Appraisal and Acquisition: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections, ed. Kate Theimer. Landham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Paper, $55.00 (ISBN 978-1-4422-3854-1). Full Text (PDF).

Michael Ryan. A History of Modern Librarianship: Constructing the Heritage of Western Cultures, eds. Pamela Richards, Wayne A. Wiegand, and Marija Dalbello. Santa Barbara and Denver: Libraries Unlimited, 2015. 248p. Paper $60.00 (ISBN 978-1-61069-099-7). Full Text (PDF).

College & Research Libraries – November 2015

crl squareThe November 2015 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and follow C&RL on Facebook and Twitter for updates and discussion.

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.

Editorial

Scott Walter and R. David Lankes. “The Innovation Agenda.”

Articles

Madeline Kelly. “Citation Patterns of Engineering, Statistics, and Computer Science Researchers: An Internal and External Citation Analysis across Multiple Engineering Subfields.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Helen Georgas. “The Case of the Disappearing E-Book: Academic Libraries and Subscription Packages.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Mariana Regalado and Maura A. Smale. “‘I Am More Productive in the Library Because It’s Quiet’: Commuter Students in the College Library.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Mandi Goodsett and Andrew Walsh. “Building a Strong Foundation: Mentoring Programs for Novice Tenure-Track Librarians in Academic Libraries.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Qinqin Zhang, Maren Goodman, and Shiyi Xie. “Integrating Library Instruction into the Course Management System for a First-Year Engineering Class: An Evidence-Based Study Measuring the Effectiveness of Blended Learning on Students’ Information Literacy Levels.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Krisellen Maloney and Jan H. Kemp. “Changes in Reference Question Complexity Following the Implementation of a Proactive Chat System: Implications for Practice.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Merinda Kaye Hensley, Sarah L. Shreeves, and Stephanie Davis-Kahl. “A Survey of Campus Coordinators of Undergraduate Research Programs.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Book Reviews
Bradford Lee Eden. Joan Giesecke, Jon Cawthorne, and Deb Pearson. Navigating the Future with Scenario Planning: A Guidebook for Librarians. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2015. 118p. Paper, $36.00 (ISBN 978-083898751-3). Full Text (PDF).

Mark E. Shelton. Joseph R. Matthews. Library Assessment in Higher Education. 2nd ed. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Libraries Unlimited, 2014. 226p. Paper, $55.00 (ISBN 13: 978-1-61069-817-7). Full Text (PDF).

Phill Johnson. The Librarian Stereotype: Deconstructing Perceptions and Presentations of Information Work. Eds. Nicole Pagowsky and Miriam Rigby for the Association of College and Research Libraries. Chicago: American Library Association, 2014. 312p. Paper, $60.00 (ISBN 978-0-8389-8704-9). Full Text (PDF).

Mark E. Shelton. Library Analytics and Metrics: Using Data to Drive Decisions and Services. Ed. Ben Showers. London, UK: Facet Publishing, 2015. 176p. Paper, $95.00 (ISBN: 978-1-85604-965-8). Full Text (PDF).

Kelli Johnson. Not Just Where to Click: Teaching Students How to Think about Information (Publications in Librarianship No. 68). Eds. Troy A. Swanson and Heather Jagman. Chicago: American Library Association, 2015. 440p. $88.00 (ISBN 978-0-8389-8716-2). Full Text (PDF).

COLLEGE & RESEARCH LIBRARIES – September 2015

crl squareThe September 2015 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and follow C&RL on Facebook and Twitter for updates and discussion.

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.

Articles

Therese F. Triumph and Penny M. Beile. “The Trending Academic Library Job Market: An Analysis of Library Position Announcements from 2011 with Comparisons to 1996 and 1988.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Forrest E. Link, Yuji Tosaka, and Cathy Weng. “Mining and Analyzing Circulation and ILL Data for Informed Collection Development. ” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Kirsten Kinsley, Rachel Besara, Abby Scheel, Gloria Colvin, Jessica Evans Brady, and Melissa Burel. “Graduate Conversations: Assessing the Space Needs of Graduate Students.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Francine May and Alice Swabey. “Using and Experiencing the Academic Library: A Multisite Observational Study of Space and Place.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Brian Detlor and Kathryn Ball. “Getting More Value from the LibQUAL+® Survey: The Merits of Qualitative Analysis and Importance-Satisfaction Matrices in Assessing Library Patron Comments.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Ilka Datig and Beth Russell. “‘The Fruits of Intellectual Labor’: International Student Views of Intellectual Property.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Patrick L. Carr. “Serendipity in the Stacks: Libraries, Information Architecture, and the Problems of Accidental Discovery.”  Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Book Reviews
Harlan Greene. Patricia Steele, David Cronrath, Sandra Parsons Vicchio, and Nancy Fried Foster. The Living Library: An Intellectual Ecosystem. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2015. 138p. Paper, $42.00 (ISBN 978-0-8389-8740-7). Full Text (PDF).

Jen Hoyer. Tomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson. Metaliteracy: Reinventing Information Literacy to Empower Learners. Chicago: ALA Neal-Schuman, 2014. 248p. Paper, $67.00 (ISBN 978-1-55570-989-1). Full Text (PDF).

Michelle Hendley. Reinventing Reference: How Libraries Deliver Value in the Age of Google. Eds. Katie Elson Anderson and Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2015. 192p. $65.00 (ISBN 978-0-8389-1278-2). Full Text (PDF).

Andrea Kosavic. Getting the Word Out: Academic Libraries as Scholarly Publishers. Eds. Maria Bonn and Mike Furlough for the Association of College and Research Libraries. Chicago: American Library Association, 2014. 288p. Paper, $50.00 (ISBN 978-0-8389-8697-4). Full Text (PDF).

Ryan Litsey. Library Consortia: Models for Collaboration and Sustainability. Eds. Valerie Horton and Greg Pronevitz for American Library Association. Chicago: American Library Association, 2015. 216p. $65.00 (ISBN-13: 978-0-8389-1218-8). Full Text (PDF).

Lizzy Walker. Andrew Weiss. Using Massive Digital Libraries: A LITA Guide. Chicago: American Library Association, 2014. 192 p. Paper, $60.00 (ISBN: 978-0-8389-1235-5). Full Text (PDF).

College & Research Libraries – July 2015

crl squareThe July 2015 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and follow C&RL on Facebook and Twitter for updates and discussion.

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.

Editorial

Scott Walter. “Research and Writing.”

Articles
Felly Chiteng Kot and Jennifer L. Jones. “The Impact of Library Resource Utilization on Undergraduate Students’ Academic Performance: A Propensity Score Matching Design.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Steven W. Witt, Laurie Kutner, and Liz Cooper. “Mapping Academic Library Contributions to Campus Internationalization.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Gail Munde and Bryna Coonin. “Cross-Generational Valuing Among Peer Academic Librarians.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Char Booth, M. Sara Lowe, Natalie Tagge, and Sean M. Stone. “Degrees of Impact: Analyzing the Effects of Progressive Librarian Course Collaborations on Student Performance.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Charlotte Priddle and Laura McCann. “Off-Site Storage and Special Collections: A Study in Use and Impact in ARL Libraries in the United States.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Jeffery L. Loo and Elizabeth A. Dupuis. “Organizational Learning for Library Enhancements: A Collaborative, Research-Driven Analysis of Academic Department Needs.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Harriett E. Green and Angela Courtney. Beyond the Scanned Image: A Needs Assessment of Scholarly Users of Digital Collections.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Book Reviews
Scott Curtis. Assessing Liaison Librarians: Documenting Impact for Positive Change. Eds. Daniel C. Mack and Gary W. White. Chicago, Ill.: Association of College and Research Libraries / A division of the American Library Association, 2014. 154p. $44.00 (ISBN 978-083898708-7). LC 2014041523. Full Text (PDF).

Joseph Aubele. Victoria Martin. Demystifying eResearch: A Primer for Librarians. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Libraries Unlimited, 2014. 189p. Paper, $75.00 (978-1-61069-520-6). Full Text (PDF).

Michael R. Mitchell. Richard Moniz, Jo Henry, and Joe Eshleman. Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison. Chicago, Ill.: Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2014. 200p. Paper, $60.00 (ISBN 978-1-55570-967-9). LC 2013-050031. Full Text (PDF).

Mark E. Shelton. Aaron Schmidt, and Amanda Etches. Useful, Usable, Desirable: Applying User Experience Design to Your Library. Chicago, Ill.: American Library Association, 2014. 174p. Paper, $65.00 (ISBN: 978-0-8389-1226-3). Full Text (PDF).

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