This page contains select articles and blog posts discussing the Value of Academic Libraries report. Visit the ACRL Delicious site for additional coverage and mentions of the Value of Academic Libraries project.

Media Coverage

Michael Kelley. “A New Framework May Help Academic Libraries Demonstrate Their Value.” Library Journal Online. November 2, 2011.

Andy Havens and Tim Storey. “How Valuable Can Libraries Become?” Next Space: The OCLC Newsletter. December 2010.

Jennifer Howard. “A Toolkit to Help Academic Libraries Demonstrate Their Value.” Chronicle of Higher Education. September 14, 2010.

Steven Kolowich. “The Value of Libraries.” Inside Higher Ed. September 14, 2010.

Daniel Fusch. “Academic Libraries: Defining (and Communicating) Your Value.” Academic Impressions. September 16, 2010.

Josh Hadro. “ACRL Report Offers Guidance for Measuring Value of Academic Libraries.” Library Journal Online. September 14, 2010.

Official Press Release/ American Libraries Direct

Blog Posts Etc.

Lluís Anglada. “Coste y valor en tiempo de crisis.” Bdig (biblioteques digitals i cooperació). February 21, 2011. {Spanish language}

Steven Bell. “After the Value Study.” ACRLog. February 15, 2011.

David Shulenburger. “The Relationship Between University Assessment and Library Assessment.” Library Assessment Conference, Baltimore. December 2010.

Ángel Borrego. “¿Qué aporta la biblioteca a la universidad?” blok de bid. November 16, 2010. {Spanish language}

Stephen Abram. “The Value of Academic Libraries Redux.” Stephen’s Lighthouse. November 1, 2010.

Carl Grant. “‘The Value of Academic Libraries’ and the Incomplete Chapter.” Commentary from Carl Grant. October 21, 2010.

October Meeting Recap.” LAUW Journal Club blog. October 19, 2010. Note: Contains discussion of Value Report.

Megan Oakleaf. “Interview on the Value of Academic Libraries Report.” Oklahoma State Regents College Connection. September 25, 2010. Note: The audio interview begins at 3:30 in the September 25, 2010 edition.

Felix Chu. “Commentary on ACRL’s Value of Academic Libraries.” Felix Chu’s Blog. September 24, 2010.

Phil Davis. “State of the Art I – The Future of Academic Librarians.” The Scholarly Kitchen. September 22, 2010.

Stephen Abram. “ACRL: Value of Academic Libraries.” Stephen’s Lighthouse. September 19, 2010.

Amy Fry and Steven Bell. “On Being Valuable: Point-Counterpoint.” ACRLog. September 17, 2010.

Christopher Barth. “Headline of the Week: The Value of Academic Libraries.” Luther College LIS This Week in LIS. September 17, 2010.

Barbara Fister. “Assessing the (Enduring) Value of Libraries.” Inside Higher Ed BlogU. September 17, 2010.

Barbara Fister. “Valuing Libraries – Peer to Peer Review.” Library Journal blog. September 16, 2010.

Syracuse iSchool Prof. Megan Oakleaf’s writes ACRL Value of Academic Libraries report.” Syracuse iSchool News. September 14 2010.