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College & Research Libraries News
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ISSN (Print) 0099-0086 - ISSN (Online) 2150-6698
Published by American Library Association Homepage  [9 journals]
  • In the News
    • Authors: David Free
      First page: 129
      Abstract: Welcome to the March 2019 issue of C&RL News. We kick off this month’s issue with the latest edition of our Scholarly Communication column. Debbie Feisst and Willa Tavernier write about their experiences as ACRL scholarship recipients to “OpenCon 2018,” with a focus on building community, equity, diversity, and inclusion in scholarly communication.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.129
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • News from the Field
    • Authors: David Free
      First page: 130
      Abstract: The March digital exhibit at University of OregonNevada State Library launches virtual reality cataloging projectIDEAL ’19: Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Libraries and ArchivesACRL information literacy programs, special collections security guidelines revisedFive librarians selected as 2019 IFLA/OCLC FellowsOASIS adds Project MUSE ebooksRecent Researches in Music OnlineEBSCO acquires StacksPALNI, WRLC, PALCI collaborate on IR solutionsProQuest One Academic debuts
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.130
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • OpenCon 2018: Building a community of openness, advocacy, and activism
    • Authors: Debbie Feisst, Willa Tavernier
      First page: 134
      Abstract: From November 2 through 4, 2018, we were fortunate to attend OpenCon 2018 in Toronto, Canada, through generous scholarships sponsored by ACRL. OpenCon is an annual opportunity to learn about open access, education, research, and data, and the 2018 conference marked OpenCon’s fifth meeting and the first time it had been held in Canada. OpenCon is known for its focus on youth and the next generation of Open advocacy. Additionally, we have been invited to contribute to ACRL’s scholarly communication initiative by being appointed for upcoming two-year terms on the Research and the Scholarly Environment Committee (ReSEC). We are pleased to share our reflections from OpenCon 2018.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.134
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Everybody’s publishing but me! How a writing group can help
           actualize your publishing dreams
    • Authors: Dory Rosenberg, Karin M. Kettenring, Anne R. Diekema
      First page: 138
      Abstract: On any given day, one can go to the Chronicle of Higher Education and see a new article on the trials and tribulations of publishing and seeking tenure in academia. Anxiety inducing titles such as “Measuring Up” and “The Stress of Academic Publishing” reaffirm the notion that one must publish, or perish. While this type of pressure pushes some to success, for others, it makes it harder to write. However, you don’t have to travel this writing and publishing road alone. Inspired by the book Every Other Thursday: Stories and Strategies from Successful Women Scientists by Ellen Daniell, a small group of women academics and professionals in Logan, Utah found their support team through the creation of a writing group in Spring 2009.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.138
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • The art and science of securing a job in an academic library: Landing your
           first, or next, position
    • Authors: Orolando Duffus
      First page: 145
      Abstract: While there are countless numbers of books, articles, webinars, forums, and courses that provide helpful tips, tricks and strategies to successfully navigate the academic job search and interview process, they may only slightly improve a candidate’s chance of successfully landing a job. This article, based on the author’s experiences, focuses on five factors that can make a significant difference in improving an LIS student or recent LIS graduate’s odds of success in landing a job in a research library. A study found that factors such as prior academic library experience (including practicums), professional service/committee work, and a record of publications can significantly increase or decrease the odds of getting a job after graduation. Brian Kenney suggests that LIS candidates can significantly increase their chances of landing a job by being willing to relocate and by effectively marketing themselves.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.145
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Group interviews for a cohort hire: Lessons learned at the University of
           Wyoming
    • Authors: Cheryl Goldenstein, Cassandra Kvenild, Kristina A. Clement, Samantha Cook, Michelle P. Green
      First page: 150
      Abstract: After several years of hiring freezes, the University of Wyoming (UW) Libraries received approval from university administration to recruit three entry-level librarians for our Research and Instruction Services (R&I) department. Staffing reductions made dedicated librarian support for disciplines unrealistic, so three traditional liaison positions were reframed as learning and engagement, student success, and instructional design librarians to align with the university’s emphasis on undergraduate retention. Library administration assembled a committee in January 2018 to conduct a triple search.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.150
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Dining in Cleveland: A foodie destination
    • Authors: Mandi Goodsett, Amanda Koziura
      First page: 156
      Abstract: Over the past few years Cleveland has become a foodie destination, full of award-winning chefs and locally sourced restaurants. Known for the diversity of its ethnic options and the restaurants of several high profile chefs, Cleveland dining is admired by residents and visitors alike. Whether you’re a vegetarian, an adventurous eater, in the mood for comfort food, or simply looking for a convenient bite to eat, the Cleveland food scene has you covered.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.156
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Going to the dogs: One college library’s program to encourage
           reading literacy
    • Authors: Sarah Mailloux, Brad Matthies
      First page: 161
      Abstract: When the Casper College Library was approached by the Office of Student Financial Assistance to develop a reading literacy program, we jumped at the opportunity. The program had to give educational and meaningful job duties to work study students, while also supporting the mission of the college and library. Libraries have long championed reading literacy, so the programming choices were many. How should we plan a program that was innovative, fun, encouraged reading literacy, and would involve students at a largely commuter campus' The answer: we’ll go to the dogs.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.161
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • The art of information literacy: New competencies for art, architecture,
           and design learners
    • Authors: Linden How, Amanda Meeks, Shannon Marie Robinson, Alyssa Vincent
      First page: 165
      Abstract: Art, architecture, and design curriculum in higher education has evolved in many ways over the past decade. While many universities and colleges still ascribe to the Bauhaus model as a core approach to instruction, shifts in technology, modes of making, global perspectives, and the professional landscape have required responsiveness on the part of these institutions. Today’s art, architecture, and design learners need to be equipped to navigate, evaluate, and ethically use vast quantities and varieties of information in their practices. As a result of these evolutions and the influence of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, library pedagogy for these disciplines has accordingly shifted away from traditional bibliographic instruction and towards information literacy-based approaches.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.165
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Think before you flip: Using Fink’s Taxonomy of Significant Learning to
           design flipped library instruction
    • Authors: Dorinne Banks, Tolonda Henderson
      First page: 169
      Abstract: Every summer for the past several years, George Washington University has held a Course Design Institute (CDI) in the library. CDI is a weeklong boot camp dedicated to helping faculty create or recreate courses centered on student learning. At the heart of the design methodology is L. Dee Fink’s Taxonomy of Significant Learning. Fink defines learning as a change in the learner and his taxonomy identifies six areas where this might happen: foundational learning, application, integration, caring, learning how to learn, and a human dimension.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.169
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Meet the candidates for ALA president: Vote in the election this spring
    • Authors: Association of College; Research Libraries
      First page: 171
      Abstract: The ACRL Board of Directors posed the following questions to the candidates (Julius C. Jefferson Jr. and Lancer Werner are ACRL members) for ALA president, and C&RL News is pleased to publish their responses. Each candidate was given 1,200 words in which he could respond to six questions and contribute an optional opening statement. The responses are identified under each question.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.171
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • ACRL members running for ALA Treasurer and Council in the spring 2019
           election
    • Authors: Association of College; Research Libraries
      First page: 175
      Abstract: The following ACRL members are either nominated or petition candidates for ALA treasurer and councilor. ACRL members are encouraged to vote for these candidates to increase ACRL’s voice in ALA affairs.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.175
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • C&RL Spotlight
    • Authors: Wendi Kaspar
      First page: 176
      Abstract: Best laid plansThe beginning of the year is always a good time to plan and consider the direction one is heading. This is not related to resolutions but to the trajectory of one’s career, one’s life, or even an organization or project.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.176
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Washington Hotline
    • Authors: Larra Clark, Ellen Satterwhite
      First page: 179
      Abstract: New year, new action on net neutralityIt is not surprising that some reporters covering the February 1 oral arguments for Mozilla v. Federal Communications Commission before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit referenced Groundhog Day. Not only was the large rodent scheduled for his spring forecast the following day, but the same court has ruled multiple times on this issue over the past decade—bringing to mind the endless loop Bill Murray finds himself in the movie Groundhog Day.
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.179
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Internet Reviews
    • Authors: Joni R. Roberts, Carol A. Drost
      First page: 180
      Abstract: ElectionlineInstitute for Bio-Cultural Study of ReligionMentalHealth.gov 
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.180
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • People in the News
    • Authors: Ann-Christe Galloway
      First page: 182
      Abstract: Trisha MilehamGail BartonRichard ChoJenna DufourNicole HelregelWanda V. (Victoria) Dole
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.182
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
  • Fast Facts
    • Authors: Gary Pattillo
      First page: 184
      Abstract: Sharing fake newsPostsecondary graduation ratesCollege application volumePodcast listeningPhysical books and bookstores
      PubDate: 2019-03-04
      DOI: 10.5860/crln.80.3.184
      Issue No: Vol. 80, No. 3 (2019)
       
 
 
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