What does the “Academic Library Impact” report mean for us?

Stephanie Mikitish is co-author, along with Lynn Silipigni Connaway, William Harvey, and Vanessa Kitzie, of “Academic Library Impact: Improving Practice and Essential Areas to Research,” a new report from The Association of College and Research Libraries. We asked her to provide… Continue Reading

The Rutgers University Libraries Website Style Guide from Integrated Information Systems

The Rutgers University Libraries Website style guide explains the rules and conventions that go into defining typography and the appearance of website elements on our website. Its goal is to provide a cohesive and coherent experience for website users and… Continue Reading

Back to School Outreach to Our Users

The fall semester officially begins in four days, and we are prepared. Matt Badessa made this wonderful welcome video for our students. We weren’t sure how it would turn out, so we kept the project relatively small and only interviewed… Continue Reading


Notes on 2017 WLIC, 83rd IFLA General Conference and Assembly

The 2017 IFLA WLIC took place in Wroclaw, a lovely city in the southwestern region of Poland from 19 to 25 August, 2017. With the theme Libraries. Solidarity. Society, the congress brought together thousands of representatives of the library field. IFLA’S Global Vision brainstorming that started earlier this year… Continue Reading

Quick Takes on Events and News — September 2017

Native Arts Expert Visits Alexander Library on September 19 Join the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and Rutgers University Libraries at Rutgers–New Brunswick in welcoming John Haworth, senior executive emeritus of the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian… Continue Reading