College & Research Libraries – November 2016

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crl squareThe November 2016 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.


Wendi Arant Kaspar. “What’s So Important about Peer Review?


Jason M. Blank, Karen J. McGaughey, Elena L. Keeling, Kristen L. Thorp, Conor C. Shannon, and Jeanine M. Scaramozzino. “A Novel Assessment Tool for Quantitative Evaluation of Science Literature Search Performance: Application to First-Year and Senior Undergraduate Biology Majors.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Maria Pinto and Rosaura Fernandez Pascual. “Exploring LIS Students’ Beliefs in Importance and Self-Efficacy of Core Information Literacy Competencies.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Shin Freedman and Dawn Vreven. “Workplace Incivility and Bullying in the Library: Perception or Reality?” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Erin Rinto, Melissa Bowles-Terry, and Ariel J. Santos. “Assessing the Scope and Feasibility of First-Year Students’ Research Paper Topics.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Jannette L. Finch and Angela R. Flenner. “Using Data Visualization to Examine an Academic Library Collection.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Shannon Marie Robinson. “Artists as Scholars: The Research Behavior of Dance Faculty.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Shea-Tinn Yeh and Zhiping Walter. “Determinants of Service Innovation in Academic Libraries through the Lens of Disruptive Innovation.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Book Reviews

Elise Ferer. Julie Artman, Jeff Sundquist, and Douglas R. Dechow. The Craft of Librarian Instruction: Using Acting Techniques to Create Your Teaching Presence. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2016. 112 p. Paper, $38.00 (ISBN 978-083898821-3). Full Text (PDF).

Harlan Greene. Jeannette A. Bastian, Megan Sniffin-Marinoff, and Donna Webber. Archives in Libraries: What Librarians and Archivists Need to Know to Work Together. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2015. 137p. Paper, $69.95 (ISBN 978-1-931666-87-3). Full Text (PDF).

Brenna Helmstutler. Moira J. Bent. Practical Tips for Facilitating Research. London: Facet Publishing, 2016. 288p. Paper, $95.00 (ISBN 978-1-78330-017-4). Full Text (PDF).

Scott Curtis. Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries. Starr Hoffman, ed. Chicago: Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2016. 154p. $75.00 (ISBN 978-0-8389-1469-4). Full Text (PDF).

Phill Johnson. Self-Publishing and Collection Development: Opportunities and Challenges for Libraries. Robert P. Holley, ed., for Charleston Insights in Library, Archival, and Information Sciences. West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press, 2015. 198p. Paper, $29.95 (ISBN 978-1-55753-721-8). Full Text (PDF).