College & Research Libraries – November 2020

The November 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 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.


Sarah Fitzgerald, John Budd, Penny Beile, and Wendi Kaspar. “Modeling Transparency in Roles: Moving from Authorship to Contributorship.”


Ewa Głowacka, Małgorzata Kisilowska, and Magdalena Paul. “Patterns of Differentiation of Students’ Competencies: A Comparative Study.”

Bo-Christer Björk and Timo Korkeamäki. “Adoption of the Open Access Business Model in Scientific Journal Publishing: A Cross-disciplinary Study.”

Ngoc-Yen Tran and Emily K. Chan. “Seeking and Finding Research Collaborators: An Exploratory Study of Librarian Motivations, Strategies, and Success Rates.”

Jennifer Cong Yan Zhao and Tara Mawhinney. “Effectiveness of Vernacular Library Orientation Videos in Comparison with the English Language Equivalent.”

Roxanne Shirazi and Stephen Zweibel. “Documenting Digital Projects: Instituting Guidelines for Digital Dissertations and Theses in the Humanities.”

Lorelei B. Rutledge. “Leveling Up: Women Academic Librarians’ Career Progression in Management Positions.”

Michael P. Hughes. “How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Usage Data.”

Book Reviews

Elise Ferer. The Information Literacy Framework: Case Studies of Successful Implementation. Heidi Julien, Melissa Gross, and Don Latham, eds. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2020. 296p. Paper, $50.00 (ISBN 978-1-5381-2144-3). LC 20-9038974.

Ryan Litsey. Shin Freedman and James M. Freedman. Becoming a Library Leader: Seven Stages of Leadership Development for Academic Librarians. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2020. 268p. Paper, $68 (ISBN-10: 0838947670). ISBN-13: 978-0838947678.

Mary E.S. O’Dea. Elizabeth Brookbank and H. Faye Christenberry. MLA Guide to Undergraduate Research in Literature. New York, NY: Modern Language Association of America, 2019. 137p. Paper, $16.00 (ISBN 9781603294362). LC 2019011165.