College & Research Libraries

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
College & Research Libraries  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Coll. Res. Libr.
Discipline Library Science
Language English
Edited by Joseph J. Branin
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 0010-0870
LCCN 42016492
OCLC no. 2354797

College & Research Libraries is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Association of College and Research Libraries.


It was established in December 1939 and was published quarterly for its first 18 years, then bimonthly since 1956. It publishes articles that are intended to help academic librarians build an intellectual framework to serve the needs of collegiate users. The editor-in-chief is Scott Walter (DePaul University).[1] The journal is open access since 2011.[2]

Abstracting and indexing information[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Scopus, Social Science Citation Index, American History and Life, Academic Search Premier, FRANCIS, PASCAL, EBSCO Education Source, Educational research abstracts (ERA), Information Science and Technology Abstracts, Library and Information Science Abstracts, Library Literature and Information Science, and MLA - Modern Language Association Database.

According to Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 1.568, ranking it 23rd out of 86 journals in the category "Information Science & Library Science".

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About C&RL". Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Straumsheim, Carl. "Historians clash over open access movement". Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 

External links[edit]