College & Research Libraries – July 2021

The July 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.


Emily Drabinski. “Public Knowledge.”


Candice Benjes-Small, Jennifer Knievel, Jennifer Resor-Whicker, Allison Wisecup, and Joanna Hunter. “#MeToo in the Academic Library: A Quantitative Measurement of the Prevalence of Sexual Harassment in Academic Libraries.”

Frank Lambert, Mary Thill, and James W. Rosenzweig. “Making Sense of Student Source Selection: Using the WHY Method to Analyze Authority in Student Research Bibliographies.”

Maria Pinto, Dora Sales, Rosaura Fernández-Pascual, and David Caballero-Mariscal. “Exploring Social Sciences Students’ Perceptions on Information Literacy and the Use of Mobile Technologies in Higher Education.”

Jeremy Walker and Jason Coleman. “Using Machine Learning to Predict Chat Difficulty.”

Marek Deja, Aneta Januszko-Szakiel, Paloma Korycińska, and Paulina Deja. “The Impact of Basic Data Literacy Skills on Work-Related Empowerment: The Alumni Perspective.

Sarah LeMire, Zhihong Xu, Douglas Hahn, Valerie Balester, and Leroy G. Dorsey. “Assessing the Information Literacy Skills of First-Generation College Students.”

Teresa Auch Schultz and Elena Azadbakht. “Open but Not for All: A Survey of Open Educational Resource Librarians on Accessibility.”

Book Reviews

Renate L. Chancellor. E.J. Josey: Transformational Leader of the Modern Library Profession. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2020. 147p. Paper, $80.00 (ISBN 978-1538121764). Reviewed by Jason Alston.

Shaun Slifer. So Much to Be Angry About. Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University Press, 2021. 256p. Paper, $32.99 (ISBN: 978-1-949199-94-9). Reviewed by Richelle Brown.

Defining a Discipline: Archival Research and Practice in the Twenty-First Century, Essays in Honor of Richard J. Cox. Jeanette A. Bastian and Elizabeth Yakel, eds. Chicago, IL: Society of American Archivists, 2020. Paper, $103.20 (ISBN 978-1945246272). Reviewed by Iyra S. Buenrostro.

Yarden Katz. Artificial Whiteness: Politics and Ideology in Artificial Intelligence. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2020. 352p. Paperback, $28.00 (ISBN: 9780231194907). Reviewed by Jasmine Clark.

Student Wellness & Academic Libraries: Case Studies and Activities for Promoting Health and Success. Sara Holder and Amber Lannon, eds. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2020. 292p. Paper, $86.00 (ISBN 978-0838948644). Reviewed by Megan Duffy.

Time in Maps: From the Age of Discovery to Our Digital Era. Kären Wigen and Caroline Winterer, eds. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2020. 272p. Hardcover, $45.00 (ISBN 978-0226718590). Reviewed by Jordan Hale.

Rebecca Tolley. A Trauma-Informed Approach to Library Services. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions, 2020. 192p. Paperback, $59.00 (ISBN 978-0838919811). Reviewed by Twanna Hodge.

Deconstructing Service in Libraries: Intersections of Identities and Expectations. Veronica Arellano Douglas and Joanna Gadsby, eds. Sacramento, CA: Litwin Books, 2020. 404p. Paperback, $22.75 (ISBN 978-1634000604). Reviewed by Nandi Prince.