College & Research Libraries – January 2018

C&RL - January 2018

C&RL - January 2018The January 2018 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.


Franklin Sayre and Amy Riegelman. “The Reproducibility Crisis and Academic Libraries.”


Eamon C. Tewell. “The Practice and Promise of Critical Information Literacy: Academic Librarians’ Involvement in Critical Library Instruction.”

Karen Kohn. “Worth the Wait? Using Past Patterns to Determine Wait Periods for E-Books Released After Print.”

Joseph D. Olivarez, Stephen Bales, Laura Sare, and Wyoma vanDuinkerken. “Format Aside: Applying Beall’s Criteria to Assess the Predatory Nature of both OA and Non-OA Library and Information Science Journals.”

Amy Fry. “Factors Affecting the Use of Print and Electronic Books: A Use Study and Discussion.”

Julie Linden, Sarah Tudesco, and Daniel Dollar. “Collections as a Service: A Research Library’s Perspective.”

Ixchel M. Faniel and Lynn Silipigni Connaway. “Librarians’ Perspectives on the Factors Influencing Research Data Management Programs.”

Trenia Napier, Jill Parrott, Erin Presley, and Leslie Valley. “A Collaborative, Trilateral Approach to Bridging the Information Literacy Gap in Student Writing.”

Book Reviews

Joseph Aubele. Victoria Martin. Transdisciplinarity Revealed: What Librarians Need to Know. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Libraries Unlimited, 2017. 211p. Paper. $85.00 (ISBN 978-1-4408-4347-1).

Alicia Hansen. Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook, Volume 1: Essays and Workbook Activities, and Volume 2: Lesson Plans. Nicole Pagowsky and Kelly McElroy, eds. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries a division of the American Library Association, 2016. Paper, $95.00 for the set (ISBN: 978-0-8389-8917-3).

Michael R. Mitchell. Creative Instructional Design: Practical Applications for Librarians. Brandon K. West, Kimberly D. Hoffman, and Michelle Costello, eds. Chicago: Association of College & Research Libraries, 2017. 396p. Paper, $72.00 (ISBN 978-0