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2018 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

July 17, 2019 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

ACRL announces the publication of 2018 Academic Library Trends and Statistics, the latest in a series of annual publications that describe the collections, staffing, expenditures and service activities of academic libraries in all Carnegie classifications. The one-volume title includes data from Associate of Arts Colleges, Baccalaureate, Master’s Colleges and Universities/ […]

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College & Research Libraries – July 2019

July 11, 2019 Dawn Mueller 0

The July 2019 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 […]

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The Grounded Instruction Librarian: Participating in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

July 10, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Grounded Instruction Librarian: Participating in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, edited by Melissa Mallon, Lauren Hays, Cara Bradley, Rhonda Huisman, and Jackie Belanger. Across four sections—Pedagogical Content Knowledge/Signature Pedagogy, SoTL Theory, SoTL Research, and SoTL as Professional Development—The Grounded Instruction Librarian engages the […]

C&RL News – July/August 2019

July 9, 2019 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

The July/August 2019 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. “New Directions for Libraries, Scholars, and Partnerships” was the focus of a 2017 European symposium for North American librarians. Brian Vetruba gives an overview of the symposium and a look ahead to the next iteration coming up in […]

The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit

June 26, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit: Finding Success on the Job Hunt and in Your First Job, edited by Megan Hodge. This thorough handbook is designed to guide you from library school through your first several years as an academic librarian, helping you apply for your […]

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Keeping Up With… Critical Assessment

June 13, 2019 David Free 0

The latest edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL’s online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education, is now available. This month’s issue features a discussion of Critical Assessment by Candice Benjes-Small, Maura Seale, Alex R. Hodges, and Meg Meiman. Keeping Up With… is available on […]

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2019 ACRL Environmental Scan Released

June 5, 2019 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Every two years, the ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee releases an environmental scan of higher education, including developments with the potential for continuing impact on academic libraries. The 2019 Environmental Scan (PDF) provides a broad review of the current higher education landscape, with special focus on the state of […]

C&RL News – June 2019

June 4, 2019 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

The June 2019 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. Open educational resources (OER) were featured as one of the top trends in academic libraries in last June’s issue and were still at the forefront of conversation at the recent ACRL 2019 conference. Steven J. Bell and Annie […]

RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage – Spring 2019

May 23, 2019 Dawn Mueller 0

The Spring 2019 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage is now freely available online. Visit the RBM website for complete contents of RBM and its preceeding title Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship from 1986 to the present. RBM became an open access journal in Spring 2016. Editor’s Note Richard Saunders. “Editor’s Note.” Research Articles Maggie […]