Publications by Illinois Academic Librarians

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

September 27, 2023

Compiled by Dee Anna Phares, Northern Illinois University 

Published since March 2023

Asher, Andrew, Kristin Briney, and Abigail Goben. 2023. “Valid Questions: The Development and Evaluation of a New Library Learning Analytics Survey.” Performance Measurement & Metrics 24 (2): 101–19.

Ayers, Meredith. 2023. “Science on a Sphere -- Another Tool for Visualization and Instruction.” ILA Reporter 41 (2): 12–15.

Ballard-Thrower, Rhea, and Amy Lopez. 2023. “Teaching Advanced Legal Research: Using the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Pedagogy.” Law Library Journal 115 (2): 253–67.

Benson, Sara Rachel, and Melissa Ocepek. 2023. “Information Science Students’ Emotional Response to Copyright.” Journal of Education for Library & Information Science 64 (2): 159–68.

Brady, Frances. 2023. “Scaffolded Information Literacy Curriculum: Slow Librarianship as a Rejection of the Hegemony of Neoliberalism. Journal of New Librarianship 8 (2): 29-40.

Brunskill, Amelia and Emily Gilbert. 2023. “Academic Libraries’ Social Media Posts Related to Disabilities: A Review of Libraries’ Tweets in Terms of Their Content and Accessibility.” The Journal of Academic Librarianship 49 (3).

Busch, Tammie, Debbie Campbell, Susan M. Howell, Mary S. Konkel, Dennis Krieb, Mingyan Li, Cathy Mayer, and Ross Taft. 2023. “Liaising the Catalog: Collaborating Across Library Departments to Promote Successful Discoverability through Enhanced Cataloging.” College & Research Libraries 84 (2): 280–95.

Chen, Xiaotian. 2023. “ChatGPT and Its Possible Impact on Library Reference Services.” Internet Reference Services Quarterly 27 (2): 121–29.

Deeke, Alexander, and Naomi Binnie. 2023. “The Impact of Decorative Images on Student Performance: A Two-Year Study of Online Library Modules.” College & Research Libraries 84 (3): 374–91.

De Groote, Sandra L., Jung Mi Scoulas, Paula R. Dempsey, and Felicia Barrett. 2023. “Factors Affecting Publication Impact and Citation Trends Over Time.” Evidence Based Library & Information Practice 18 (2): 2–16.

Droog, Alissa. 2023. “Bible Story Teachings: A Survey of Children’s Bible Stories about Creation in 19th Century Britain.” Journal of Religious & Theological Information 22 (3): 162–74.

Finley, Wayne. 2023. “Graphic Memoirs of the Middle East for Young Adult Readers.” Journal of Religious & Theological Information 22 (3): 142–61.

Fry, Amy. 2023. Review of “Scite.Ai.” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 35 (3): 238–41.

Griffin, Tina, and Holly Beverley. 2023. “Virtual LIS Practicums: Student and Supervisor Experiences during COVID-19, Part 1.” College & Research Libraries News 84 (5): 158–63.

Hawkins, Jonathan. 2023. “Nomad Century: How Climate Migration Will Reshape Our World.” Law Library Journal 115 (3): 400–401. 

Jackson, Jennifer M., Teresa Helena Moreno, and Jung Mi Scoulas. 2023. “Examining Undergraduate Student Perceptions and Engagement during the Second Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Journal of Academic Librarianship 49 (3).

Johnson, Sarah L. 2023. “Agatha Christie: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction.” Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries 60 (10): 981.

Johnson, Wendell G. 2023. Review of “The Complete Guide to Open Scholarship.” Public Services Quarterly 19 (2): 115–16.

Johnson, Wendell G. 2023. “Holocaust Literature for Children.” Journal of Religious & Theological Information 22 (3): 125–41.

Kozlowska-Barrios, Anna. 2023. “Media and Information Literacy (MIL) in Library Classrooms: Content Analysis of News Evaluative Criteria in Instructional Worksheets and Checklists.” Journal of Academic Librarianship 49 (3).

Kuehn, Evan F. 2023. “The Information Ecosystem Concept in Information Literacy: A Theoretical Approach and Definition.” Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology 74 (4): 434–43.

Maddox Abbott, Jennifer A. 2023. “Assessing Access: Surveying User Services at Library High Density Storage Facilities.” Journal of Academic Librarianship 49 (4).

Midgley, William H., and Kavita Mundle. 2023. “Cracking the Code on Acquisitions Transitions: From Voyager to Alma.” Library Resources & Technical Services 67 (3): 79-89.

Norton, Christina, Anne Armstrong, Dee Anna Phares, Kristin Allen, Amy Hall, and Tish Hayes. 2023. “‘Survive and Sustain’: Adaptive and Innovative Library Instruction in the Time of COVID-19.” Internet Reference Services Quarterly 27 (2): 55–82.

Phares, Dee Anna, and Larissa Garcia. 2023. “A ‘Course’ of Action: Incentivizing the Move to Low and No Cost Course Materials.” ILA Reporter 41 (3): 8–11.

Pollitz, John H. 2023. “Border Games: The Politics of Policing the U.S.- Mexico Divide.” Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries 60 (12): 1240.

Ridinger, Robert B. 2023. “Conservation and Community in Kenya: Milking the Elephant.” Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries 60 (11): 1119-20.

Ridinger, Robert B. 2023. “Historical Dictionary of Uganda.” Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries 60 (10): 981. 

Scott, Rachel Elizabeth, Anne Shelley, Julie Murphy, Rachel Park, and Mallory Jallas. 2023. “Exploring Faculty Perspectives on Text Selection and Textbook Affordability.” College & Research Libraries 84 (2): 180–202. 

Scoulas, Jung Mi. 2023. “Fostering a Culture of Assessment in a Public Research Library: Assessment Coordinator Perspectives.” Journal of Library Administration 63 (4): 578–86.

Shotick, Kimberly, Michele N. Hunt, Sata Prescott, Alissa Droog, and Sarah McHone-Chase. 2023. “Policy Matters:  EDI Evaluation of an Academic Library’s Policies,” Journal of Radical Librarianship 9: 133–49.

Thacker, Mara L., and Jason Larsen. 2023. “Stretch Goals: Launching Crowdfunded Comics Collections in Academic Libraries.” Art Libraries Journal 48 (3): 69–73.

Weaver, Kari D, Frances Brady, and Alissa Droog. 2023. “Drawing to Conceptualize Research, Reduce Implicit Bias, and Establish Researcher Positionality in the Graduate Classroom.” In Exploring Inclusive & Equitable Pedagogies: Creating Space for All Learners, vol. 1 (Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries), 215–28. Available on Huskie Commons:

Wiberley Jr., Stephen E., Deborah D. Blecic, Sandra L. De Groote, and Mary Shultz. 2023. “Publication Patterns of U.S. Academic Librarians and Libraries, 2013-2017 with Comparison to Preceding Studies.” College & Research Libraries 84 (4): 545–67.

Williams, Simone, and Elizabeth Kamper. 2023. “Critical Information Literacy at the Crossroads: An Examination of Pushback from Implementation to Praxis.” Journal of Information Literacy 17 (1): 232–43.

Witt, Steven. 2023. “Sensemaking in An Era of Crisis and Change: Global Trends in Library and Information Services.” Against the Grain 35 (3): 14–16.

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