College & Research Libraries – July 2017

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C&RL - July 2017 coverThe July 2017 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.


Wendi Arant Kaspar. “The Signaling Value of Peer Review.”


Manuel Ostos. “What Do They Use? Where Do They Get It? An Interdisciplinary Citation Analysis of Latin American Studies Faculty Monographs, 2004–2013.”

Tao Zhang, Xi Niu, and Marlen Promann. “Assessing the User Experience of E-Books in Academic Libraries.”

Jenny S. Bossaller and Heather Moulaison Sandy. “Documenting the Conversation: A Systematic Review of Library Discovery Layers.”

Ellen Nierenberg. “A Comparison of Nursing and Teacher Education Students’ Information Literacy Learning: Results from Norway, 2016.”

Frans Albarillo. “Is the Library’s Online Orientation Program Effective with English Language Learners?

Shannon L. Farrell, Amy E. Neeser, and Carolyn Bishoff. “Academic Uses of Video Games: A Qualitative Assessment of Research and Teaching Needs at a Large Research University.”

Scott Spicer and Andrew Horbal. “The Future of Video Playback Capability in College and University Classrooms.”

Book Reviews

Kelli Johnson. Ann Whitney Gleason. New Methods of Teaching and Learning in Libraries. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 200p. Paper, $55.00 (ISBN 978-1-4422-6411-3).

Lizzy Walker. Linked Data for Cultural Heritage. Eds. Ed Jones and Michele Seikel for the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services. Chicago: American Library Association, 2016. 134p. $75.00 (ISBN 978-0-8389-1439-7).

Ryan Litsey. The Small and Rural Academic Library: Leveraging Resources and Overcoming Limitations. Eds. Kaetrena Davis Kendrick and Deborah Tritt. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2016. 2016. 264p. Paper, $56.00 (ISBN 978-083898900-5).

Jenny S. Bossaller. Choosing to Lead: The Motivational Factors of Underrepresented Minority Librarians in Higher Education. Ed. Antonia P. Olivas. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2017. 151p. Paper, $38.00 (ISBN 978-083898887-9).

Dana Hart. New Directions for Special Collections: An Anthology of Practice. Eds. Lynne M. Thomas and Beth M. Whittaker. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Libraries Unlimited, 2017. 249p. $85.00 (ISBN 978-1-4408-4290-0).

Ruth Szpunar. Collaborating for Impact: Special Collections and Liaison Librarian Partnerships. Eds. Kristen Totleben and Lori Birrell. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2016. 270p. $60.00 (ISBN 978-083898883-1).