The April 2021 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. In the latest installment of our International Insights column, “Learning from each other,” Diljit Singh of the University of Malaysia reflects on the role of academic libraries in the promotion of international understanding, especially in the time of COVID-19.
Jessica Kohout-Tailor and Lili Klar focus on efforts to develop partnerships supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives at Clemson University during the pandemic in their article “COVID-19, collections, and collaboration.” In this issue’s The Way I See It essay, Oluwole O. Durodolu, Samuel Kelechukwu Ibenne, and Tinyiko Vivian Dube examine leveraging the Framework for Information Literacy as a tool to combat infodemics in “New mental costumes.”
Willa Tavernier contributes this month’s Scholarly Communication column, writing about developing scholarly communication competencies through a post-master’s degree residency program, based on her experiences at Indiana University.
Enhancing inclusive learning through flexible pedagogy is the focus on Andrea Baer’s article “Gently stretching to reach all students,” while Kathleen Phillips, Valerie A. Lynn, Amie Yenser, and Christina Wissinger discuss going “Beyond the lab” to provide virtual reality anatomy and physiology technologies.
Make sure to check out the other great features and departments this month, including a look at a library summer camp program for middle schoolers from Jennifer Smith and Onnica Marquez, profiles of 2021 ACRL award recipients, ACRL Board of Directors’ actions, and a call for nominations for section officers in the 2021 ACRL/ALA election.