Author Archives: Donna Witek

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What’s Next as the Framework Advisory Board’s Term Ends

The two-year term of the Framework Advisory Board (FAB), which was tasked with developing resources for professional development in support of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, has come to an end. At ALA Midwinter 2017, the ACRL Board of Directors took action to further integrate these

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ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit Launches

The following update is cross-posted at ACRL Insider. The ACRL Framework Advisory Board (FAB) is pleased to announce the launch of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit. The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit is intended as a freely available professional development resource that can be used and adapted

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The ACRL Framework Sandbox is accepting contributions!

The ACRL Framework Sandbox: sandbox.acrl.org is accepting contributions! The Sandbox is an openly accessible platform and repository for librarians engaged with the Framework to discover and share classroom and professional development resources related to the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. The Sandbox is a place of discovery and

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ACRL Framework Advisory Board Member News

The following update is cross-posted at ACRL Insider. Since July 2015, the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Advisory Board (FAB) has been actively working with the ACRL Visiting Program Officer (VPO) for Information Literacy to create a supportive and interactive environment for librarians to learn how to use the Framework.

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Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Monograph Round-up

This week’s Spotlight on Scholarship offers something a bit different: a round-up of recently published monographs that offer studies, essays, and creative approaches to the Framework. As we find ourselves in a season of gift-giving, consider giving one of the following books to your favorite librarian, faculty collaborator, or library;

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ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Sandbox Launches

The following update is cross-posted at ACRL Insider. ACRL’s Framework Advisory Board (FAB) is excited to announce the launch of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Sandbox. The ‘sandbox’ that was first envisioned during the development of the Framework is now a reality. The Sandbox is an openly accessible platform

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Framework Spotlight on Scholarship on Two-week Hiatus

The Spotlight on Scholarship post series will be on hiatus the week of Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The series will resume in two weeks on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. If you haven’t done so yet, please visit the Contact/RSS tab to subscribe to the Framework website for updates, including future

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Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Witek’s “Becoming gardeners”

Today’s Spotlight on Scholarship features the article “Becoming gardeners: Seeding local curricula with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy” by Donna Witek, published in College & Research Libraries News in Volume 77, Number 10, November 2016, pp. 504-508. This article proposes a way to use the Framework to integrate information

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ACRL Selects New Curriculum Designers/Presenters for the Framework

The following update is cross-posted at ACRL Insider. ACRL has selected a team of three curriculum designers/presenters to create professional development offerings to provide support for librarians as they incorporate the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education into their practice at all types of academic institutions. After careful

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Framework Spotlight on Scholarship on Hiatus

The Spotlight on Scholarship post series will be on hiatus the week of Wednesday, November 2, 2016. The series will resume in two weeks on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. If you haven’t done so yet, please visit the Contact/RSS tab to subscribe to the Framework website for updates, including future Spotlight

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