Document Type

Book Review

Publication Date

Winter 1-2015


Higher education has been hard hit over the last few years dealing with declining budgets and rising costs, growing accreditation standards and surging accreditation reform, and mounting quality assurance activities. This book is well timed, addressing some of the concerns that many academic librar- ians have. As several of the book’s contributors discuss, academic libraries are faced with declining budgets and the need to justify to administrators what librarians do. To accomplish this, librarians and library administrators need to adequately assess library services.


his article first appeared in the January. 2015 issue of College & Research Libraries vol. 76 no. 1, 115-116t, the member magazine of the official scholarly research journal of the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, doi:10.5860/crl.76.1.115

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