May 20, 2022

The 75th Anniversary Issue of College & Research Libraries is Now Online

A VERY impressive list of authors contributed this 75th Anniversary Issue of C&RL.Kudos to all involved!!!

By the way, if you’re interested in reviewing and reading the articles published in the first issue of College and Research Libraries, the full text of C&RL (Vol 1. No. 1; December 1939) is online and available here. 

The complete archive (all issues) is available here.

Here’s what you’ll find in College and Research Libraries (Vol. 76, No. 3; March 2015).
75th Anniversary Issue of C&RL.


Looking Back, and Looking Forward: 75 Years of College & Research Libraries
by Scott Walter
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Question-Negotiation and Information Seeking in Libraries: A Timeless Topic in a Timeless Article
by David A. Tyckoson
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Question-Negotiation and Information Seeking in Libraries
by Robert S. Taylor
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Constance Mellon’s “Library Anxiety”: An Appreciation and a Critique
by Gillian S. Gremmels
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Library Anxiety: A Grounded Theory and Its Development
Constance A. Mellon
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Libraries and the Digital University
Joan K. Lippincott
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Inventing the Electronic University
by David W. Lewis
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Still “Choosing Our Futures”: How Many Apples in the Seed?
by James G. Neal
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Choosing Our Futures
by Carla J. StoffleRobert Renaudand Jerilyn R. Veldof
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The McDonaldization of Academic Libraries and the Values of Transformational Change
by Karen P. Nicholson
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The McDonaldization of Academic Libraries?
by Brian Quinn
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The Library’s Contribution to Student Learning: Inspirations and Aspirations
by Megan Oakleaf
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The Role of the Academic Library in Promoting Student Engagement in Learning
by George D. Kuh and Robert M. Gonyea
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From Engaging Liaison Librarians to Engaging Communities
by Anne R. Kenney
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Leading Change in the System of Scholarly Communication: A Case Study of Engaging Liaison Librarians for Outreach to Faculty
by Kara J. Malenfant
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Scholarly Societies and Scholarly Communication: A Look Ahead
by Roger C. Schonfeld
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