C&RL News – March 2024

The March 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.


Susan Bond. “Ask Us Anything: Engaging Library Staff in Ongoing Change.”

Meris Mandernach Longmeier. “Capturing Snapshots in Time: Environmental Scanning as an Ongoing Process.”

Meet the Candidates for ALA President: Vote in the Election this Spring.”

ACRL Members Running for ALA Council in the Spring 2024 Election.”

Grace Liu, Amy Pajewski, and Rachel M. McMullin. “Evaluating Online Sources: Introducing a 4-Step Strategy.”

Brandi Porter. “Mold in My Library: A Personal Journey Through the Health Impacts of Toxic Mold Illness.”

Academic Library Workers in Conversation
Sydney Adams, Lisa Forrest, and Nancy Falciani-White. “Creativity in the Library: Intentionality and the Art of Making Space.”

Scholarly Communication
Ally Laird. “Supporting Open Access Monographs: Penn State University Libraries’ Participation in the TOME Initiative.”


David Free. “News from the Field.

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

David Free. “Grants and Acquisitions.”