College & Research Libraries – January 2016

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crl squareThe January 2016 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.


Carol Tilley and Scott Walter. “What’s in a Name?


Le Yang. “Metadata Effectiveness in Internet Discovery: An Analysis of Digital Collection Metadata Elements and Internet Search Engine Keywords.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Steven A. Knowlton. “A Two-Step Model for Assessing Relative Interest in E-books Compared to Print.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Kaya van Beynen and Camielle Swenson. “Exploring Peer-to-Peer Library Content and Engagement on a Student-Run Facebook Group.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Michael J. Khoo, Lily Rozaklis, Catherine Hall, and Diana Kusunoki. “‘A Really Nice Spot’: Evaluating Place, Space, and Technology in Academic Libraries.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Quinn Galbraith, Leanna Fry, and Melissa Garrison. “The Impact of Faculty Status and Gender on Employee Well-being in Academic Libraries.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Victoria Raish and Emily Rimland. “Employer Perceptions of Critical Information Literacy Skills and Digital Badges.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Vince Graziano. “LGBTQ Collection Assessment: Library Ownership of Resources Cited by Master’s Students.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Book Reviews
Laura Costello. Robert J. Grover et al., Evolving Global Information Infrastructure and Information Transfer. Santa Barbara: Libraries Unlimited, 2015. 150p. Paper, $75.00 (ISBN 1-61069-957-0). LC 2014046767. Full Text (PDF).

Scott Curtis. Enhancing Teaching and Learning in the 21st-Century Academic Library: Successful Innovations that Make a Difference, ed. Bradford Lee Eden. New York: Rowan & Littlefield, 2015. 214p. Paper, $45.00 (ISBN 978-1442247055). LC 2014043551. Full Text (PDF).

Marcy Simons. Julie Todaro, Mentoring A–Z. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2015. 168p. Paper, $58.00 (ISBN 13: 978-0-8389-1329-1). Full Text (PDF).

Dana E. Hart. Appraisal and Acquisition: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections, ed. Kate Theimer. Landham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Paper, $55.00 (ISBN 978-1-4422-3854-1). Full Text (PDF).

Michael Ryan. A History of Modern Librarianship: Constructing the Heritage of Western Cultures, eds. Pamela Richards, Wayne A. Wiegand, and Marija Dalbello. Santa Barbara and Denver: Libraries Unlimited, 2015. 248p. Paper $60.00 (ISBN 978-1-61069-099-7). Full Text (PDF).