Category Archives: Spotlight on Scholarship

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,






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






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