Category Archives: Spotlight on Scholarship

Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Gregory and Higgins’ “Reorienting an Information Literacy Program toward Social Justice” and Saunders’ “Connecting Information Literacy and Social Justice”






This month’s Spotlight on Framework Scholarship features two articles from the latest issue of Communications in Information Literacy, both focused on the Framework and social justice. Both articles discuss the ALA core value of social responsibility and emphasize the contextuality and flexibilty of the Framework. The articles diverge in their






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Corrall’s “Crossing the threshold”






Corrall, S. (2017). Crossing the threshold: reflective practice in information literacy development. Journal of Information Literacy, 11(1), 23. https://doi.org/10.11645/11.1.2241 Welcome back to the ACRL Framework Spotlight on Scholarship! This week’s featured article comes to us from Sheila Corrall, Professor, Department of Information Culture & Data Stewardship at the University of






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Shields and Cugliari’s “Scholarship as Conversation”






Shields, K., & Cugliari, C. (2017). “Scholarship as Conversation” Introducing students to research in nonprofit studies. College & Research Libraries News, 78(3), 137–141. http://crln.acrl.org/content/78/3/137 The April Spotlight features a practical and specific example of Framework theory and application which touches upon disciplinary particulars, conversations between librarians and teaching faculty, and






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






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: “Equipping Academic Librarians to Integrate the Framework into Instructional Practices” by Hess






Today’s Spotlight on Scholarship features the article “Equipping Academic Librarians to Integrate the Framework into Instructional Practices: A Theoretical Application” [paywall] by Amanda Nichols Hess, published in the Journal of Academic Librarianship, Volume 41, Issue 6, November 2015, pp. 771-776. This article considers how adult learning theories might aid librarians






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Seeber’s “This is Really Happening” [CIL 9.2]






Today’s Spotlight on Scholarship features the article “This is Really Happening: Criticality and discussions of context in ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy” by Kevin P. Seeber, published in a special issue of Communications in Information Literacy focusing on the Framework: Volume 9, Issue 2, 2015, pp. 157-163. In this article,






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