Category Archives: Spotlight on Scholarship

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






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






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