Category Archives: Spotlight on Scholarship

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,






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: “Toward a Kairos of Library Instruction” by Drabinski






This week’s Spotlight on Scholarship features Emily Drabinski’s article “Toward a Kairos of Library Instruction” [paywall], published in the Journal of Academic Librarianship in Volume 40, Issue 5, September 2014, pp. 480-485. This article, published in 2014 while the Framework was being developed, uses the historical moment of revising the






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: “First Thoughts on Implementing the Framework” by Jacobson and Gibson [CIL 9.2]






This week’s Spotlight on Scholarship features Trudi E. Jacobson’s and Craig Gibson’s article “First Thoughts on Implementing the Framework for Information Literacy,” published in a special issue of Communications in Information Literacy focusing on the Framework: Volume 9, Issue 2, 2015, pp. 102-110. The authors of this article–co-chairs of the






Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: “The New ACRL Framework for Information Literacy: Implications for Library Instruction & Educational Reform” by Baer






This week’s Spotlight on Scholarship features Andrea Baer’s article “The New ACRL Framework for Information Literacy: Implications for Library Instruction & Educational Reform,” published in InULA Notes in Volume 27, Number 1, Spring 2015, pp. 5-8. This article was published in spring 2015 soon after the officially ‘filed’ Framework was






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