Research Committee

Call for Nominations for the 2017 NJLA CUS/ACRL-NJ Research Award & Forum

Call for Nominations for the 2017 NJLA CUS/ACRL-NJ Research Award

To recognize excellence in the research efforts of New Jersey librarians, the Research Committee of the NJLA College and University Section (CUS) and the ACRL New Jersey Chapter seeks nominations for its annual Research Award to honor the best published research completed by a New Jersey librarian during the past year.

Research Award & Forum follow up. . .

Hudson County Community College Librarian Cynthia Coulter, as co-chair of the Research Committee of the New Jersey Library Association’s College & University Section, moderated at the annual Research Award & Forum session at the NJLA Convention on May 18th. About twenty people attended the program and the Q&A follow up led to lively discussions. A summary of the winning research follows.

2016 Research Award & Forum Research Committee is very pleased to announce Beth Bloom and Marta Mestrovic Deyrup as winners of the ACRL-NJ/NJLA/CUS Research Award. Ms. Bloom and Ms. Deyrup will speak about their research and recording of undergraduate students’ online research behaviors and corresponding responses during the College and University Section's Research Award & Forum session of the 2016 NJLA Conference. Their publication, “The SHU Research Logs: Student Online Search Behaviors Trans-scripted,” can be found in The Journal of Academic Librarianship 41 (2015) 593-601. addition, during the Forum session of the presentation, David C. Murray will be discussing his research regarding the use and collection of e-books in the field of Humanities and the resulting scholarly implications. Mr. Murray's title of research is, "E-Books In the Humanities: An Affective Faculty Survey." The abstracts for both Research presentations can be found below.

Fostering Research Success: Getting Published, Collaborating, and Winning Grants

Event Time: 

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 9:00am


Rutgers, Newark

The ACRL-NJ Research Committee, in collaboration with Elsevier, presents a one day seminar on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 from 9:15am to 3:00pm at Rutgers, Newark.

“Fostering Research Success: Getting Published, Collaborating, and Winning Grants”

This event will offer librarians, administrators and researchers two workshops on Academic Publishing and Team Science designed to examine the processes for developing manuscripts, submitting articles to academic journals, preparing grant proposals and team development.


2014 Research Award & Forum

It is the pleasure of the NJLA CUS/ACRL-NJ Research Committee to announce the winner of the 2014 Research AwardDavida Scharf, Director of Reference and Instructional Services at New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Van Houten Library, for her chapter “College Students as Wikipedia Editors: New Pathways to Information Literacy,” in Successful Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Research (Scarecrow Press, 2013), edited by Marta Deyrup and Beth Bloom of Seton Hall University.

2013 Research Award & Forum

It is our pleasure to announce the  winners of the 2013 Research AwardDr. John Buschman, Dean of University Libraries, Seton Hall University, for his book Libraries, Classrooms, and the Interests of Democracy: Marking the Limits of Neoliberalism (Scarecrow Press, 2012) and Ronald C. Jantz, Digital Library Architect at Rutgers University Libraries, for his article "A Framework for Studying Organizational Innovation in Research Libraries," published in College & Research Libraries (Nov. 2012, vol. 73, issue 6, p. 525-541).


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