College & Research Libraries – November 2023

The November 2023 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 and Twitter for updates and discussion.

Applications/Nominations Invited for C&RL Editor

The ACRL Publications Coordinating Committee invites applications and nominations for the position of Editor of College & Research Libraries (C&RL), the scholarly research journal of ACRL. Learn more in the full call for nominations on ACRL Insider and submit applications by December 1, 2023.

Guest Editorial

Mohammad Hosseini and Kristi Holmes. “The Evolution of Library Workplaces and Workflows via Generative AI.”


Jennie Gerke, Juliann Couture, and Jennifer Knievel. “Once You Get Tenure, You’re on Your Own: Mentoring and Career Support for Mid-Career Academic Librarians.”

Linda Miles and Robin Brown. “Community College Librarians’ Research and Publication Practices.”

Quinn Galbraith, Alexandra Carlile Butterfield, and Chase Cardon. “Judging Journals: How Impact Factor and Other Metrics Differ across Disciplines.”

LaTesha Velez and Michelle Rosquillo. “Reframing the Library Residency Narrative.”

Diane Mizrachi and Michal Bušek. “Discovery and Recovery: Uncovering Nazi Looted Books in the UCLA Library and Repatriation Efforts.”

David Pixton. “Teaching Expert Information Literacy Behaviors through Decision-Based Learning.”

John Eye. “Improving Contract Negotiations for Library Collections through Open Records Requests.”

Katie Lai. “How Well Does ChatGPT Handle Reference Inquiries? An Analysis Based on Question Types and Question Complexities.”

Book Reviews

Belinha S. De Abreu. Media Literacy for Justice: Lessons for Changing the World. Chicago: ALA Neal-Schuman, 2022, 184 p. $54.99 ($49.49 ALA members) ISBN: 978-0-8389-4892-7. Reviewed by Hannah Cole.

Embracing Change: Alternatives to Traditional Research Writing Assignments. Silke Higgins and Ngoc-Yen Tran, eds. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2022. 319 p. Paper, $86.00 (978-0-8389-3766-2). Reviewed by Nicole Doro.

Teaching Critical Reading Skills: Strategies for Academic Librarians. Hannah Gascho Rempel and Rachel Hamelers, eds. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2023. 2v. 256p. Paper, $120.00 (ISBN: 978-0-8389-3961-1). Reviewed by David Durant.

Academic Librarian Burnout: Causes and Responses. Christina Holm, Ana Guimaraes, and Nashieli Marcano, eds. Chicago, IL: ACRL, 2022. 370p. Paper, $98 (ISBN: 978-0-8389-4856-9). Reviewed by Joanna Gadsby.

Academic Librarian Faculty Status. Compiled and written by Edgar Bailey and Melissa Becher. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2022. 163 pp. Paperback, $52.00 (978-0-8389-3664-1) Reviewed by MaryAlice Wade.