C&RL News – April 2024

The April 2024 issue of College & Research Libraries News (C&RL News) is now freely available online both as a full issue PDF and as individual articles.

C&RL News moved to an online-only publishing model beginning with the January 2022 issue.

C&RL News Reader Survey

Give us your feedback in the 2024 C&RL News reader survey! The survey asks a series of questions today to gather your thoughts on the contents and presentation of the magazine and should only take approximately 5-7 minutes to complete. Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback and suggestions for C&RL News, we greatly appreciate and value your input.


C&RL News Seeks Cover Art

C&RL News is looking for images from library collections to feature on upcoming covers. If you have items in your collections that you think would make attractive C&RL News covers, we would love to see them. To submit images (or image collections), send URLs for web-based images or images directly as attachments to David Free at dfree@ala.org. Please include a brief description of the item and your collection. Images selected to appear as C&RL News covers will require a high-resolution electronic image (300 dpi or higher) to be submitted prior to the publication date. Complete guidelines for the submission of cover illustrations are available on the C&RL News website.


Charmaine Henriques. “Story Telling, Learning Objects, and Scalar: Hidden Tools in Asynchronous Educational Models.”

Denise A. Wetzel and Sara C. Kern. “You Belong in the STEM Library: Outreach Addressing the Unique Needs of Students.”

Nicole Carpenter. “Checking in with Our Colleagues: Exploring Speed Dating to Enhance Library Staff Interactions.”

Perspectives on the Framework
Robin Ewing, Alison Lehner-Quam, Amy James, Margaret Gregor, James Rosenzweig, and Jennifer Ditkoff. “Teacher Education and Information Literacy: Introducing the Instruction for Educators Companion Document.”

The Way I See It
Denise Brush. “Trust in Academic Libraries: How to Build Connections between New Co-workers.”

Academic Library Workers in Conversation
Courtney Stine, Sarah Frankel, and Anita Hall. “Parenting and the Academic Library: Experiences, Challenges, and Opportunities.”

Scholarly Communication
Call for Paper Submissions: C&RL News Scholarly Communication Column.”


David Free. “News from the Field.”

Joni R. Roberts and Carol A. Drost. “Internet Reviews.”

David Free. “People in the News.”