Previous Issues

Click on the months below for summaries of features, essays, and editorials.

Cover shot of Henry M. Seymour Library, Knox College September Volume 53 No. 1
Editorial: Going Mobile
Feature: New & Forthcoming Association & Organization Publishing, 2015–2016
Essay: China's Unknown Political Future
Special Feature: Outstanding Academic Websites of 2014
On the Cover:  Henry M. Seymour Library. Knox College, Galesburg, IL. Jeffrey Douglas, director of the library. Photo courtesy of Peter Bailley, Office of Comunications, Knox College
cover image, august 2015 web issue.August Volume 52 No. 12
Editorial: Not All the Conversation Coming out of DC is Divisive
Feature: E-Products for Academic Libraries: , 2014–2015
Feature: Recent & Forthcoming Internet Publications
Essay: Financial Literacy through Economic Narratives
On the Cover: The Ringling Art Library, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL. Elisa M. Hansen, head of library services. Ellie Bloom, photographer. .
cover image, July 2015 issue. July Volume 52 No. 11
Editorial: New Wine into New Bottles
Essay: Ethical Treatment of Animals
Feature:Forthcoming Arts & Mass Media Titles, 2015–2016
On the Cover: The Hewes Library, Monmouth College, Monmouth, Il. J. Richard Sayre, library director. Jeffrey D. Rankin, director of communications, photographer
cover June Volume 52 No. 10
Editorial: Make It New
Essay: Online Drug Information Resources
Feature: Forthcoming GLBT Publicationss, 2015
About the Cover: Laurance S. Rockefeller Library, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA. Noah Lowenstein, library director. Mustafah Greene, photographer.
photo of Laurance S. Rockefeller Library, California Institute of Integral StudiesMay Volume 52 No. 9
Editorial: And the Winner Is...?
Essay: Appropriation and the Art of the Copy
Feature: Forthcoming Science & Technology Titles, 2015
University Press Forum 2015: Measuring Success
Feature: Significant University Press Titles for Undergraduates, 2014-2015
On the Cover: John W. Dickhaut Library, The Methodist Theological School in Ohio. Paul D. Burnam, director of the library. Photo courtesy of Danny Russell, director of communications
cover image April Volume 52 No. 8
Editorial: Just Push a Button
Essay: US Latino/a Literatures
Feature:Forthcoming Psychology Publications, 2015
Feature: U.S. College Book Price Information, 2014
On the Cover: Stratton Taylor Library, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK. Alan Lawless, library director. Photographer, Brandi Simons for Rogers State University
Van Wagenen Library, SUNY CobleskillMarch Volume 52 No. 7
Editorial: Choice: Present at the Creation
Guest of Choice: Celebrating ACRL's 75th Anniversary: Libarians' Roles in Changing Times
Bibliographic Essay:"From Sea to Shining Sear": Key Resources in U.S. Environmental History
Feature: Recent & Forthcoming Titles in Women's Studies, 2015
On the Cover: Van Wagenen Library, SUNY Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY. Elizabeth Orgeron, library dean. Peter Barvoets, photographer.
Photograph of John G. Snowden Memorial Library, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA February Volume 52 No. 6
EditorialOur Books, Our Selves
Essay: Families First: GLBT Family Issues and Resources
Feature: Forthcoming Titles in African American Studies, 2015
On the Cover: John G. Snowden Memorial Library, , Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA.
Photograph of Chicago State University Library,  Chicago, IL January Volume 52 No. 5
Editorial: The Charleston Conference--Uniquely Hospitable
Feature: Outstanding Academic Titles, 2014
On the Cover: Chicago State University Library, Chicago, IL. Dr. Richard Darga, dean of library and instruction services. Jackie Snell-Tart, photographer.
cover of December 2014 issue December Volume 52 No. 4
Editorial: California Dreamin'
Essay: Reading Screens vs. Reading Paper: New Literacies?
Feature: Forthcoming Art & Architecture Publications, 2014–2015
On the Cover:  Linderman Library, Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA. Bruce Taggart, vice provost for library & technology services. Christa Neu, photographer.
cover November Volume 52 No. 3
Editorial: Interns--They Know Their Stuff
Essay: The Tradition of Violence in the United States
Feature: Forthcoming Reference Publication, 2014–2015
About the Cover: University of Idaho Library, Moscow, ID. Lynn Baird, dean, University of Idaho Libraries. Photo courtesy of University of Idaho Photographic Services.
cover October Volume 52 No. 2
Editorial The Customer Is King
Guest of Choice Coffee's for Closers: Spilling the Beans about Library Customer Acquisition
Essay: Business Smarts for the Creative Arts
Feature: Forthcoming Political Science & Economics Publications, 2014–2015
On the Cover: Wilfred J. Airey LibraryNorco College, Norco, CA. Damon Nance, dean of technology and learning resources. Miguel Castro, photographer.