College & Research Libraries – November 2021

The November 2021 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.


Wendi Arant Kaspar. “Looking for a Sign.”


Amelia Brunskill, Catherine Lantz, and Kavita Mundle. “What Information Are We Providing to Users with Disabilities? An Analysis of ARL Libraries’ Accessibility Webpages.”

Mei Zhang and Xiaofei Wei. “What Can ‘Marriage Announcements’ Tell Us? A Content Analysis of News Articles on Library-Press Collaboration.”

Katie Barrick and Amy Riegelman. “Phrasing in Reproducible Search Methodology: The Consequences of Straight and Curly Quotation Marks.”

Lydia Dawe, Jackie Stevens, Bob Hoffman, and Morgann Quilty. “Citation and Referencing Support at an Academic Library: Exploring Student and Faculty Perspectives on Authority and Effectiveness.”

Michael Flierl, Clarence Maybee, and Emily Bonem. “Developing the Informed Learning Scale: Measuring Information Literacy in Higher Education.”

Mirah J. Dow, Bobbie Sartin, and Brady D. Lund. “Reference and Instructional Services to Postsecondary Education Students with Intellectual Disabilities.”

Amanda L. Folk. “Exploring the Development of Undergraduate Students’ Information Literacy through Their Experiences with Research Assignments.”

Book Reviews

Martha Buskirk. Is It Ours? Art, Copyright, and Public Interest. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2021. 304p. Hardcover, $50.00 (ISBN 9780520344594). Reviewed by Carla-Mae Crookendale.

Yingyi Ma. Ambitious and Anxious: How Chinese College Students Succeed and Struggle in American Higher Education. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2020. 312p. Paper, $35.00 (ISBN 978-0231184588). Reviewed by Mihoko Hosoi.

Republics of Knowledge: Nations of the Future in Latin America. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2020. 304p. Paper, $39.95 (ISBN 9780691176758). Reviewed by Kathia Ibacache.

Esther Milne. Email and the Everyday: Stories of Disclosure, Trust, and Digital Labor. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2021. 336p. Hardcover, $35.00 (ISBN 978-0-262-04563-6). Reviewed by Mark A. Matienzo.

Moya Bailey. Misogynoir Transformed: Black Women’s Digital Resistance. New York, NY: NYU Press, 2020. 248p. Hardcover, $28.00 (ISBN: 9781479865109). Reviewed by Tamara Townsend.