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Information Literacy Instruction

ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education

Adopted by the Association for College and Research Libraries (ACRL), the Framework includes 6 Threshold Concepts:

Research as InquirySearching as Strategic ExplorationInformation Creation as a Process

Information Has ValueScholarship as ConversationAuthority is Constructed and Contextual

Within the Framework, each threshold concept is accompanied by recommended knowledge practices and dispositions.

Discipline-based Standards and Guidelines for Information Literacy

Information Literacy in the Disciplines - A guide to information literacy standards and curricula developed by accrediting agencies, professional associations, and institutions of higher education

Information Literacy Activities, Assignments, and Curricula


ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Sandbox

A platform and repository for sharing Framework materials