College & Research Libraries – May 2020

The May 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.


Wendi Kaspar. “Work/Life Unbalanced .”


Rachel E. Scott and Brannen Varner. “Exploring the Research and Library Needs of Student-Parents.”

William H. Walters, John Gormley, Amy E. Handfield, Bernadette M. López-Fitzsimmons, Susanne Markgren, Laurin Paradise, and Sarah E. Sheehan. “Library Book Selection Decisions and Selectors’ Effectiveness: Differences among Librarians, Faculty, and Students.”

Emily Crist and Diana Popa. “Information Literacy and Cultural Context: Chinese English Language Learners’ Understandings of Information Authority.”

Heather A. Howard, Meara H. Habashi, and Jason B. Reed. “The Gender Wage Gap in Research Libraries.

Juliann Couture, Jennie Gerke, and Jennifer Knievel. “Getting into the Club: Existence and Availability of Mentoring for Tenured Librarians in Academic Libraries.”

Lora L. Lennertz and Phillip J. Jones. “A Question of Time: Sociotemporality in Academic Libraries.”

Penny Beile, Aimee deNoyelles, and John Raible. “Analysis of an Open Textbook Adoption in an American History Course: Impact on Student Academic Outcomes and Behaviors.”

Book Reviews

Alicia Hansen. Terry Darr. Combating Plagiarism: A Hands-On Guide for Librarians, Teachers, and Students. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2019. 307p. Paperback, $45.00 (ISBN 978-1-4408-6546-6).

Susan Vandagriff. The Grounded Instruction Librarian: Participating in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Melissa Mallon, Lauren Hays, Cara Bradley, Rhonda Huisman, and Jackie Belanger, eds. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2019. 378p. $76.00 (ISBN 0-8389-4621-3). LC 2019943314.

Kristen Cardoso. Susanne Markgren and Linda Miles. How to Thrive as a Library Professional: Achieving Success and Satisfaction. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2020. 134p. Paper, $45.00 (ISBN 978-1-4408-6711-8). LC 2019031263.

Scott Curtis. Rachel M. McMullin and Kerry R. Walton. Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Guide for Academic Libraries. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2019. 144p. Paper, $52.00 (ISBN 978-1-4408-6396-7). LC 2018-59561.

Danijela Matković Ethical Questions in Name Authority Control. Jane Sandberg, ed. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press, 2019. 418p. Paper, $35.00 (ISBN 978-1-63400-054-3).