September 1, 2014
Selected New Books on Higher Education
The Academic Library Administrator’s Field Guide, by Bryce Nelson (American Library Association; 202 pages; $64.80 for ALA members, $72 for nonmembers). Offers advice on collections, hiring, technology, intellectual property, open access, and other topics.
Assignments Across the Curriculum: A National Study of College Writing, by Dan Melzer (Utah State University Press; 148 pages; $24.95). Reports on a study of writing assignments in
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