College & Research Libraries – March 2024

The March 2024 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online both as a full issue PDF and as individual articles. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and follow C&RL on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for updates and discussion.


Kristen Totleben. “A Peek into C&RL’s Peer Review Process.”


Jenny McBurney, Sarah Jane Brown, Mariya Gyendina, Shanda Hunt, Rebecca Orozco, Michael Peper, Greta Valentine, Benjamin Wiggins, and Karna Younger. “‘A Supernova that Sparks in Every Direction’: A Long-Term Assessment of the Research Sprints Faculty Engagement Program.”

Yan Quan Liu, Arlene Bielefield, and Jennifer Beckwith. “ADA Digital Accessibility on Academic Library Websites.”

Barbara Kissa, Zoe Georganta, Elias Gounopoulos, and Fotis Kitsios. “Exploring the Cost Effectiveness of Services in Academic Libraries: A Case Study with the Use of Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing.”

Tara M. Radniecki and Emily E. Boss. “Library Managers’ Experiences on the Tenure Track.”

William H. Mischo, Mary C. Schlembach, and Elisandro Cabada. “Relationships between Journal Publication, Citation, and Usage Metrics within a Carnegie R1 University Collection: A Correlation Analysis.”

Monica V. Locker and Jennifer L.A. Whelan. “When There’s No Information Literacy Requirement: Curriculum Mapping to Drive Engagement.”

Samantha Kannegiser and Julie Hunter. “Sexual Harassment on Chat Reference: Prevalence, Impact, and the Role of Organizations.”

Samantha Godbey and Starr Hoffman. “Characteristics of United States Academic Libraries in 2020 and Regional Changes from 1996 to 2020.”

Book Reviews

Comic Books, Special Collections, and the Academic Library. Brian Flota and Kate Morris, eds. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, 2023. 305p. Softcover, $82.00 ($73.80 ALA members) (ISBN: 978-0-8389-3950-5). Reviewed by Dan Forrest.

Cathryn M. Cooper. The Experimental Library: A Guide to Taking Risks, Failing Forward, and Creating Change. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions, 2023. 184p. Paper, $59.99 (ISBN: 978-0-8389-3965-9). Reviewed by Clarissa Ihssen.

Mike Caulfield and Sam Wineberg. Verified : How to Think Straight, Get Duped Less, and Make Better Decisions About What to Believe Online. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2023. 266p. Paper, $14 (ISBN: 978-0-226-82206-8). Reviewed by Stephen Michaels.