Monthly Archives: March 2016

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