Volume 16, Number 1, January 2016

Table of Contents


  Academic Freedom: The Continuing Challenge

pp. 1-9

feature: global perspectives

  Information Literacy in Postsecondary Education in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand

pp. 11-31

feature: reports from the field

  Rediscovering Renaissance Research: Information Literacy Strategies for Success

pp. 33-45


  Assessment of a Professional Development Program on Adult Learning Theory

pp. 47-70

  “Soft Skills”: A Phrase in Search of Meaning

pp. 71-88

  “I Felt Like Such a Freshman”: First-Year Students Crossing the Library Threshold

pp. 89-107

  The Value of Chat Reference Services: A Pilot Study

pp. 109-129

  E-Book Perceptions and Use in STEM and Non-STEM Disciplines: A Comparative Follow-Up Study

pp. 131-162

  Assessing Digital Humanities Tools: Use of Scalar at a Research University

pp. 163-189

  Information Literacy for Archives and Special Collections: Defining Outcomes

pp. 191-206


  Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists ed. by Arianne Hartsell-Gundy et al. (review)

pp. 207-208

  Not Just Where to Click: Teaching Students How to Think about Information ed. by Troy A. Swanson and Heather Jagman (review)

pp. 208-209

  Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts: Lesson Plans for Librarians ed. by Patricia Bravender et al. (review)

pp. 209-210

  Briefly Noted

pp. 211-212