College & Research Libraries – January 2021

The January 2021 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.

The ACRL Publications Coordinating Committee invites applications and nominations for the position of C&RL Editor through January 29, 2021. Complete details are available on ACRL Insider.


Amy Riegelman. “Considering Registered Reports at C&RL.”


Jennifer Rowe, Julie Leuzinger, Carol Hargis, and Karen R. Harker. “The Impact of Library Instruction on Undergraduate Student Success: A Four-Year Study.”

Jaclyn McLean, Diane Dawson, and Charlene Sorensen. “Communicating Collections Cancellations to Campus: A Qualitative Study.

Blake Graham, Stefani Baldivia, William Cuthbertson, Kendall Leon, Jane Monson, and Jay Trask. “Collecting First-Generation Voices in Academic Libraries and Archives.”

Yu-Wei Chang. “Academic Impact of Articles by Practitioners in the Field of Library and Information Science.”

Amy E.G. Barker and Ashley T. Hoffman. “Student-Centered Design: Creating LibGuides Students Can Actually Use.”

Ann Medaille, Molly Beisler, Rayla E. Tokarz, and Rosalind Bucy. “Honors Students and Thesis Research: A Study of Information Literacy Practices and Self-Efficacy at the End of Students’ Undergraduate Careers.”

Richelle L. Witherspoon and Philip O.L. Taber. “Increasing Student Attendance at Library Workshops: What the Data Tells Us.

Book Reviews

Robin E. Brown. Jessica Schomberg and Wendy Highby. Beyond Accommodation: Creating an Inclusive Workplace for Disabled Workers. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press, 2020. 220p. Paper.

Jeffrey Delgado. Xan Arch and Isaac Gilman. Academic Library Services for First Generation Students. New York, NY: Libraries Unlimited, 2020. 149p. Paper.

Danya Leebaw. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action: Planning, Leadership, and Programming. Christine Bombaro, ed. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions, 2020. 208p. Paper.

Debbie Rabina. Richard E. Rubin and Rachel G. Rubin. Foundations of Library and Information Science. 5th ed. Chicago, IL: ALA Neal-Schuman, 2020. 656p. Paper.

Ginger H. Williams. Supporting Today’s Students in the Library: Strategies for Retaining and Graduating International, Transfer, First-Generation, and Re-Entry Students. Ngoc-Yen Tran and Silke Higgins, eds. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2020. 275p. Paper.