The Council on Library and Information Resources has released a new report, A Splendid Torch: Learning and Teaching in Today’s Academic Libraries, which features six essays by CLIR Postdoctoral Fellows that “explore the contributions that today’s academic libraries—as providers of resources, professional support, and space—are making to learning and teaching.” The individual essay titles and authors are reproduced below.
- Handing on the Splendid Torch: The Continuing Evolution of the Learning Commons (PDF) , by Martin Tsang, Tamsyn Mahoney-Steel, Jodi Reeves Eyre, and Christa Williford
- Creating Contact Zones in a “Post-Truth” Era: Perspectives on Librarian–Faculty Collaboration in Information Literacy Instruction (PDF), by Bridget Whearty, Marta Brunner, Carrie Johnston, and Ece Turnator
- Exploring How and Why Digital Humanities Is Taught in Libraries (PDF), by Hannah Rasmussen, Brian Croxall, and Jessica Otis
- Current Use and Prospective Future of the University Map Library: A Case Study of Multiple Perspectives From One Institutio (PDF), by John Maclachlan, Jason Brodeur, Brian Baetz, Patrick DeLuca, Julia Evanovitch, Rebecca Lee, and Supriya Singh
- New Opportunities for Collaboration in the Age of Digital Special Collection (PDF), by Erin Connelly, Anne Donlon, Dimitrios Latsis, and Dawn Schmitz
- Shiny Things: 3D Printing and Pedagogy in the Library (PDF), by Jennifer Grayburn, Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati, Anjum Najmi, and Jennifer Parrott