A unique compilation of the most recent research done by higher education professionals in the areas of policy, governance, technology, marketing, and leadership development. Highlights the most important strategies and policies for professionals, policymakers, administrators, and researchers interested in higher education management.
Explores threshold concepts as an idea and the specifics of what concepts contained in the Framework look like in disciplinary contexts. Provides a theoretical and practical balance to help readers conceptually and pragmatically with their work in supporting student learning, including chapters in which librarians have designed learning outcomes aligned with the frames of the Framework.
Reviews the role of information literacy (IL) in developing employability skills, personal health management and informal learning from a variety of areas including: information policy issues, information usage and training needs and skills development.
Presents a concise, practical guide to navigating information in the digital age. Features a unique step-by-step method that can be applied to any research project Includes research insights from professionals, along with review exercises, insiders' tips and tools, search screen images utilized by students, and more.
Provides strategies and techniques for teaching college and university freshmen, community college students, students with disabilities, and those in distance learning programs. Contains approaches to teaching students in the popular programs of study.
Introduces students to critical concepts of information literacy as defined for the information-infused and technology-rich environment in which they find themselves. Helps students examine their roles as information creators and sharers and enables them to more effectively deploy related skills.
Profiles the efforts of four higher education institutions to teach information literacy online: the University of Missouri, Columbia; Indiana University, Bloomington; the University of Washington, and the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, which jointly serves the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University.
Through theory and examples, and with ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education integrated throughout, shows just how difficult research assignments can be for novice learners, and offers concrete plans and approaches for building assignments that enhance student learning.
Publishes original research and commentary on the topic of evidence based library and information practice, as well as reviews of previously published research (evidence summaries) on a wide number of topics.
Publishes innovative and challenging research articles and project reports which push the boundaries of information literacy thinking in theory, practice and method, and which aim to develop deep and critical understandings of the role, contribution and impact of information literacies in everyday contexts, education and the workplace.
A peer-reviewed international quarterly journal for librarians, information scientists, specialists, managers and educators interested in keeping up to date with the most recent issues and developments in the field.
A peer-reviewed, open access journal covering content on the understanding of the relationship between research-based knowledge and learning processes in higher education, and teaching practices within the field of information literacy.
Mahmood, K. (2016). Do people overestimate their information literacy skills? A systematic review of empirical evidence on the Dunning-Kruger Effect. Communications in Information Literacy, 10(2), 199-213.
Miller, S. D. (2018). Diving deep: Reflective questions for identifying tacit disciplinary information literacy knowledge practices, dispositions, and values through the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 44(3), 412-418.
Fake news is prevalent because it seems so real. But passing it along via social media is more than sharing. It lends credibility to untrustworthy sources. By explaining click baits, bias and information bubbles, this video helps viewers discern what’s real and what’s not.
With a focus on the Internet, this video explains how to conduct solid online research by collecting information in an organized, efficient, and ethical way. Professor Maurita Holland of the University of Michigan School of Information provides expert commentary and guidance on a range of research activities, including evaluating the credibility of Web content, documenting online sources, and paraphrasing—not copying—the words of others.
Information Literacy is a crucial skill in obtaining knowledge. In this episode, learn how to find credible sources on the internet, read and evaluate a topic critically, and notate your sources. Ethical issues are also addressed.
Explores the Association of College & Research Libraries’ Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Includes a self-paced program that encourages participants to read, reflect, and respond to prompts and big questions surrounding the implementation of the Framework at their institutions.
A public Zotero group for academic staff interested in learning about and reflecting on how the 2015 ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education can be implemented at institutions and in classrooms.
Promotes awareness of the role of academic libraries in supporting research excellence and student achievement and employability, and represents their views and interests to government, regulators and other stakeholders. Presents a model defining core abilities and understandings of information literacy in higher education.
Sharon Mader, ACRL Visiting Program Officer for Information Literacy, presents on the next steps for the Framework for Information Literacy. Presentation recorded for the Q&A webinar on March 11, 2015.
Amy Hofer, Sylvia Lu, and Lori Townsend's keynote at the 2015 Information Literacy Summit. The IL Summit is a partnership between the Moraine Valley Community College Library and the DePaul University Libraries.