Category Archives: Spotlight on Scholarship

Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Critten’s “Ideology and Critical Self-Reflection in Information Literacy Instruction” [CIL 9.2]






Today’s Spotlight on Scholarship features the article “Ideology and Critical Self-Reflection in Information Literacy Instruction” by Jessica Critten, published in a special issue of Communications in Information Literacy focusing on the Framework: Volume 9, Issue 2, 2015, pp. 145-156. This article proposes a way to teach “critical self-reflection,” a key






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: “Exploring Creative Information Literacy Practices via Divergent Thinking” by Hartnett






Today’s Spotlight on Scholarship features Joseph Hartnett’s article “Exploring Creative Information Literacy Practices via Divergent Thinking,” published in the Journal of Creative Library Practice on April 12, 2016. In this article, Hartnett reports his findings after pursuing a line of inquiry spurred on by the Framework. The Framework’s focus on






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Pagowsky’s “A Pedagogy of Inquiry’” [CIL 9.2]






Today’s Spotlight on Scholarship features the article “A Pedagogy of Inquiry” by Nicole Pagowsky, published in a special issue of Communications in Information Literacy focusing on the Framework: Volume 9, Issue 2, 2015, pp. 136-144. This article develops the Framework’s potential as a “jumping off point” for holistic teaching and






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: “Threshold Concepts as Metaphors for the Creative Process” by Garcia and Labatte






Today’s Spotlight on Scholarship features the article “Threshold Concepts as Metaphors for the Creative Process: Adapting the Framework for Information Literacy to Studio Art Classes” [paywall] by Larissa Garcia and Jessica Labatte, published in Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America, Volume 34, Number 2, September






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Hosier’s “Teaching Information Literacy Through ‘Un-Research’” [CIL 9.2]






Today’s Spotlight on Scholarship features the article “Teaching Information Literacy Through ‘Un-Research’” by Allison Hosier, published in a special issue of Communications in Information Literacy focusing on the Framework: Volume 9, Issue 2, 2015, pp. 126-135. This article reports on the redesign of an assignment in a credit-bearing information literacy






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Dempsey and Jagman’s “‘I Felt Like Such a Freshman’: First-Year Students Crossing the Library Threshold”






Today’s Spotlight on Scholarship features the article “‘I Felt Like Such a Freshman’: First-Year Students Crossing the Library Threshold” [paywall, pre-print openly available here (PDF)] by Paula R. Dempsey and Heather Jagman, published in portal: Libraries and the Academy, Volume 16, Number 1, January 2016, pp. 89-107. This article represents






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: “Seeking Social Justice in the ACRL Framework” by Battista et al [CIL 9.2]






Today’s Spotlight on Scholarship features the article “Seeking Social Justice in the ACRL Framework” by Andrew Battista, Dave Ellenwood, Lua Gregory, Shana Higgins, Jeff Lilburn, Yasmin Sokkar Harker, and Christopher Sweet, published in a special issue of Communications in Information Literacy focusing on the Framework: Volume 9, Issue 2, 2015,






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