C&RL News – May 2024

The May 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.


Kristina Clement, Chelsee Dickson, and Karen Doster-Greenleaf. “Inclusive Hiring Should Be Standard in My Library: So Why Isn’t It and What Can We Do About It?

Jennifer Matthews and Ane Turner Johnson. “What Students Want: Electronic v. Print Books in the Academic Library.”

Erin Steckel. “Conversation Hour in the Academic Library: A Getting Started Guide.”

Devin Savage and Steve Borrelli. “2022 ACRL Academic Library Trends and Statistics Survey: Highlights and Key Findings.”

Jeanine Mazak-Kahne, Theresa McDevitt, and Lorilie Blose. “Academic Libraries and Public Art: Engaging Students in a Timely Discussion.”

Jane Carlin and Sha Towers. “The Power of Artists’ Books: Catalysts for Creative Thinking Across the Curriculum.”

Jodi Allison-Bunnell. “The Puzzle of Large-Scale Digital Collections: Have We Reached an Inflection Point?

Academic Library Workers in Conversation
Michael Kirby and Meredith Farkas. “Leading and Locked Out: Academic Community College Librarianship.”


David Free. “News from the Field.”

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

David Free. “Grants and Acquisitions.”