The July/August 2018 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. Last fall, the Macalester College Library’s feline fan Max the Cat was all the rage online for his persistent attempts to hang out in his favorite building. Rebecca S. Wingo, Alexis Logsdon, and Christopher Schommer reflect on Max’s fame and provide some great insights on copyright learned from their experience “Going viral.“
In this month’s The Way I See It essay, Katy Mathuews and Daniel Harper argue that “One size does not fit all,” when it comes to makerspaces and provide tips for maintaining relevancy on campus through collaborative making activities.
At Ball State University, librarians and classroom faculty leverage the campus maker movement as a way to both collaborate and raise awareness of library resources through residence hall makerspaces. Kate Shivley, Lisa Jarrell, and Dixie Denton discuss the project in their article “Ready, set, make!”
Librarians at Rutgers University take a fun approach to using making for campus outreach through a popular button making program. Megan Lotts and Tara Maharjan write about their efforts in “Outreach, engagement, learning, and fun in 60 seconds.“
In this issue’s International Insights column, Te Paea Paringatai of the University of Canterbury provides suggestions for ways libraries can increase their “Collective leadership and participation with indigenous matters,” while Celia Emmelhainz and Marilyn R. Pukkila discuss ways Colby College librarians worked to improve their efforts at “Being there at a distance” though providing library resources to study abroad students.
Mae Evans, Irene M. H. Herold, and Zachary Sharrow write about efforts at The College of Wooster to increase diversity in campus images in “Hidden science superstars” in this issue.
Make sure to check out the other features and departments this month, including a Scholarly Communication column highlighting the ACRL Research Data Management RoadShow, an overview of the University of Central Florida Harriet Ginsberg Health Science Library’s Popcorn Day event, and Internet Resources on “Wine, viticulture, and enology” by Michael DeNotto.