College & Research Libraries – March 2020

The March 2020 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and followC&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.

Guest Editorial

Margaret F. Nichols. “From Storehouse to Laboratory: Trends and Ideals in Academic Librarianship Reflected in C&RL, 1946–1968


Cindy Pierard, Vanessa Svihla, Susanne K. Clement, and Bing-Shan Fazio. “Undesirable Difficulties: Investigating Barriers to Students’ Learning with Ebooks in a Semester-length Course.”

Heather Moulaison Sandy, A.J. Million, Cynthia Hudson-Vitale. “Innovating Support for Research: The Coalescence of Scholarly Communication?

Timothy W. Klassen. “Science A&I Database Holdings at ARL and Oberlin Group Libraries, 2011–2016: A Longitudinal Study.”

Emily Ford. “Tell Me Your Story: Narrative Inquiry in LIS Research.”

Camielle Crampsie, Tina Neville, and Deborah Henry. “Academic Librarian Publishing Productivity: An Analysis of Skills and Behaviors Leading to Success.”

Kevin Fosnacht. “Information Literacy’s Influence on Undergraduates’ Learning and Development: Results from a Large Multi-institutional Study.”

Laura Saunders. “Core Knowledge and Specialized Skills in Academic Libraries.”

Book Reviews

Christopher J. Anderson. Peter Botticelli, Martha R. Mahard, and Michèle V. Cloonan. Libraries, Archives, and Museums Today: Insights from the Field. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 169p. Paper, $33.00 (ISBN 978-1-5381-2555-7).

Ginger H. Williams. The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit: Finding Success on the Job Hunt and in Your First Job. Megan Hodge, ed. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2019. 318p. Paper, $62.00 (ISBN 978-0-8389-8957-9). LC 2019-022297.

Lizzy Walker . Matthew Reidsma. Masked by Trust: Bias in Library Discovery. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press, 2019. 194p. Paper, $28.00 (ISBN 978-1-63400-083-3). LCCN 2019010995.

Sarah Rose Fitzgerald. Transforming Libraries to Serve Graduate Students. Crystal Renfro and Cheryl Stiles, eds., for the Association of College and Research Libraries. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 2018. 445p. Paper, $88.00 (ISBN 978-0-8389-4606-0). LC Z711.92.G73 T73.

Kris Joseph. The Culture of Digital Scholarship in Academic Libraries. Robin Chin Roemer and Verletta Kern, eds. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 2019. 240p. Paper, $71.99 (ISBN 978-0-8389-1897-5). LC 2019943587.

Ryan Litsey . Gregory C. Thompson, Harish Maringanti, Rick Anderson, Catherine B. Soehner, and Alberta Comer. Strategic Planning for Academic Libraries: A Step-By-Step Guide. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions, 2019. 144p. Paper, $39.99 (ISBN: 978-0-8389-1893-7).