Information Literacy in the Disciplines: Architecture

Last updated April 2018

The ACRL IS Information Literacy in the Disciplines Committee has gathered links and citations to information literacy standards and curricula developed by accrediting agencies, professional associations, and institutions of higher education in Architecture.

1. Standards or Guidelines from Accrediting Agencies and Professional Associations

American Society of Landscape Architects. 2004. Landscape Architecture Body of Knowledge: Study Report.

Art Libraries Society of North America. 2007. Information Competencies for Students in Design Disciplines.

Association of Architecture School Librarians. “Resources.” Accessed April 27, 2018.

2. Related Research

Beene, Stephanie and Shannon Marie Robinson. 2017. “When Research Does Not Start with a Question: Teaching with the Framework and Visual Literacy Standards within Art and Architecture Librarianship.” Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America 36 (22): 54-280.

Campbell, Lucy. 2017. “The Information-Seeking Habits of Architecture Faculty” College & Research Libraries 78 (6): 761-773.

Makri, Stephann and Claire Warwick. 2010. “Information for Inspiration: Understanding Architects’ Information Seeking and Use Behaviors to Inform Design.” Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 61 (9): 1746-1770.

Vecchiola, Rina. 2011. “Using ARLIS/NA Information Competencies for Students in Design Disciplines in course integrated information literacy instruction at Washington University in St. Louis.” Art Documentation: Bulletin Of The Art Libraries Society Of North America 30(1): 74-78.

3. Adaptable Instructional Materials

Justice, Alexander. 2015. ” Using images : copyright and public domain.” CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments).