Value of Libraries
In September 2010, ACRL released:
This research guide is designed to highlight resources and services for librarians conducting research and accessing professional organizations.
Key Academic Library Journals
College & Research Libraries News (ACRL) provides articles on the latest trends and practices affecting academic and research libraries and serves as the official newsmagazine and publication of record of ACRL. Monthly columns include Internet Resources, Internet Reviews, Preservation News, Washington Hotline, Grants and Acquisitions, People in the News, and New Publications.
College & Research Libraries (ACRL) is the official scholarly research journal of the Association of College & Research Libraries.
College and Undergraduate Libraries enables libraries serving primarily undergraduate students to enhance the range of services, resources, and facilities offered to their constituents while also contributing to staff professional development. In addition to numerous columns on current topics, typical contents include research-based articles, case studies, reports of best practices, an occasional literature review or product review, and opinion pieces.
Journal of Academic Librarianship an international and refereed journal, publishes articles that focus on problems and issues germane to college and university libraries.
Chronicle of Higher Education No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
Inside Higher Education online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education.
The following databases provide access to literature published by library professionals. Access to databases is limited to Monmouth University employees/students.
In January 2010, the website "ipl2: information you can trust" was launched, merging the collections of resources from the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII) websites. The site is hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology, and a consortium of colleges and universities with programs in information science are involved in developing and maintaining the ipl2.