Information Literacy in the Disciplines: Business/Commerce

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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 for Business/Commerce.

1. Accrediting Agencies & Professional Associations

  • IACBE: Accreditation Manual: Excellence in Business Education, Philosophy of Accreditation, Scope of Accreditation, Accreditation Principles, Preparing a Self Study.Olathe, KS: International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education, April 2007. (accessed December 6, 2012).

2. Curricula, Articles, and Presentations

Abell, Angela. 1999. Skills for the knowledge economy: The Reality of the market-place. Business Information Review 16(3): 115, 165-121.

Atwong, Catherine T., and Linda J. Heichman Taylor. 2008. Integrating information literacy into business education: A Successful case of faculty-librarian collaboration. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 13(4): 433-449.

Bruce, Christine Susan. 1999. Workplace experiences of information literacy. International Journal of Information Management 19(1): 33-47.

“Business Information Competency at San Jose State University.” Information Competence: SJSU and Beyond.San Jose State University. (accessed December 6, 2012).

Bowers, Cecilia V. McInnis, Byron Chew, Michael R. Bowers, Charlotte E. Ford, Caroline Smith, and Christopher Herrington. 2009. Interdisciplinary synergy: A Partnership between business and library faculty and its effects on students’ information literacy. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 14(2): 110-127.

Clayton, S. 2004. Your class meets where? Library instruction for business and education graduate students at off-campus centers. Reference Services Review 32(4): 388-393.

Cochrane, Clive. 2006. Embedding information literacy in an undergraduate management degree: Lecturer’s and students’ perspectives. Education for Information 24(2/3): 97-123.

Cooney, Martha. 2005. Business information literacy instruction: A Survey and progress report. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 11(1): 3-25.

Cooney, Martha and Lorene Hiris. 2003. Integrating information literacy and its assessment into a graduate business course: A Collaborative framework. Research Strategies 19(3/4): 213-232.

Costa, Cathy. 2009. Use of online information resources by RMIT University economics, finance, and marketing students participating in a cooperative education program. Australian Academic & Research Libraries 40(1): 36-49.

Culley, James D., Healy, Denis F., & Cudd, Kermit G. 1977. Business Students and the University Library: An Overlooked Element in the Business Curriculum. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2(6): 293 – 296.

Cunningham, N. and S. Anderson. 2005. A Bridge to FARS and information literacy for accounting undergraduates. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 10(3): 3-16.

Devasagayam, R., Johns.-Masten, K., & McCollum, J. 2012. Linking information literatcy, experiential learning, and student characteristics: Pedogogical possibilities in business education. Academy Of Educational Leadership Journal 16(4): 1-18.

Ellis, Patricia, & Beck, Maureen. 2003. Collaboration between the Library and Business Faculty. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 7(1).

Feast, Vicki. 2003. Integration of information literacy skills into business courses. Reference Services Review 31(1): 81-95.

Fiegen, A. 2011. Business information literacy: A synthesis for best practices. Journal Of Business & Finance Librarianship, 16(4): 267-288.

Fiegen, A. M., B. Cherry and K. Watson. 2002. Reflections on collaboration: Learning outcomes and information literacy assessment in the business curriculum. Reference Services Review 30(4): 307-18.

Gilinsky, Armand & Robinson, Richard. 2008. A proposed design for the business capstone course with emphasis on improving students’ information competency, Journal of Management Education, 32(4).

Gunn, M., & Miree, C. 2012. Business information literacy teaching at different academic levels: An exploration of skills and implications for instructional design. Journal Of Information Literacy 6(1): 17-34.

Hawes, D. K. 1994. Information literacy and the business schools. Journal of Education for Business 70: 54-61.

Hayworth, G. and P. Moeller. 2005. Business ethics on the web: Developing a tool for ethics research. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 11(2): 3-19.

Henninger, Edward A. and Janet McNeil Hurlbert. 2006. Using “the seven principles for good practice in undergraduate education”: A Framework for teaching cultural diversity in a management course.Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 12(2): 3-15.

Heinrichs, John H. and L. Jeen-Su. 2010. Information Literacy and Office Tool Competencies: A Benchmark Study. Journal of Education for Business 85(3): 153-164.

Hiemstra, Kathleen. 2002. Library-based Assignments that Enrich the Business Communication Course. Business Communication Quarterly, 65(3): 55 – 63.

“Information Competence in Specific Disciplines — Business.” CSU Information Competence Project.California Polytechnic State University. (accessed December 6, 2012).

Judd, Vaughan, Betty Tims, Lucy Farrow and Jeffrey Periatt. 2004. Evaluation and assessment of a library instruction component to an introduction to business course: A Continuous process. Reference Services Review 32(3): 274-283.

Katz, Irvin. R., Haras, Catherine & Blaszczynski, Carol. 2010. Does Business Writing Require Information Literacy? Business Communication Quarterly, 73(2): 135-149.

Kesselman, Martin A. and Adria Sherman. 2009. Linking Information to Real-Life Problems: An Interdisciplinary Collaboration of Librarians, Departments, and Food Businesses. Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 10(4): 300-318.

Klusek, L. and J. Bornstein. 2006. Information literacy skills for business careers: Matching skills to the workplace. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 11(4): 3-21.

Leigh, S. A. Jennifer & Gibbon, A. Cythia. 2008. Information Literacy and the Introductory Management Classroom, Journal of Management Education, 32(4).

Lessin, B., R. McGinnis, and R. Bean. 2002. Guidelines and standards applicable for library services to distance education business programs. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 7(2/3): 155.

Li, Mingfang. Development of Information Competence among Business Students: A Proposal Survey Project of Student and Faculty Experience. Department of Management, California State University, Northridge.

Lipu, Suzanne and Allison Hill. 2005. High level learning by design: The Nuts and bolts of assessment and evaluation in a doctorate of business administration program. Australian Library Journal 54(3): 200-225.

Loehr, Linda. 1995. An Integrated Approach to Introducing Research Methods in Required Business and Technical Writing Courses, Business Communication Quarterly, 58:4.

Lombardo, Shawn V. and Cynthia E. Miree. 2003. Caught in the web: The Impact of library instruction of business students perceptions and use of print and online resources at Oakland University.College & Research Libraries 64(1): 6-22.

Lowry, L. 2012. Accounting students, library use, and information competence: Evidence from course syllabi and professional accounting association competency maps. Journal Of Business & Finance Librarianship 17(2): 117-132.

Mitchlitch. J. F. 2002. Assessing student learning outcomes: A Comparative study of techniques used in business school disciplines. Journal of Education for Business 77(3): 125- 130.

Morrison, J. L., et. al. 1998. Student preferences for cybersearch strategies: Impact on critical evaluation of sources. Journal of Education for Business 73(5): 364-269.

Muir, Clive. 2002. Upgrading business literacy and information skills. Business Communication Quarterly 65(3): 99-105.

O’Connor, Lisa G. 2007. The Diffusion of information literacy in academic business literature. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 13(2): 105-125

Roldan, Malu and Diana Yuhfen Wu. 2004. Building context-based library instruction. Journal of Education for Business 79(6): 323-327.

Sherman, M., Martin, J., & An, X. 2012. The impact of library instruction on the quality of student project performance in an advanced financial management case class. Journal Of Business & Finance Librarianship 17(1): 51-76.

Simmel, Leslie. 2007. Building your value story and business case: Observations from a marketing faculty and (former) librarian perspective. College & Research Libraries News 68(2):88-91.

Simon, Carol. 2009. Graduate business students and business information literacy: A Novel approach. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 14(3): 248-267.

Smart, J. 2005. A Model for embedding information literacy at stage one: The Plymouth Business School experience. Assignation 22(4): 31-34.

Spackman, Andy and Leticia Camacho. 2009. Rendering Information Literacy Relevant: A Case-Based Pedagogy. Journal of Academic Librarianship 35(6): 548-554.

Sterngold, A. H. and J. M. Hurlbert. 1998. Information literacy and the marketing curriculum: A Multidimensional definition and practical application. Journal of Marketing Education 20(3): 244-249.

Vuotto, Frank. 2004. Information competence as a value-added product: Applying the business model to academe. Reference Services Review 32(3): 234-248

Watson, Kathleen and Ann Fiegen. Information Competence as a Student Learning Outcome: Developing Engaged Students in Business Disciplines. California State University San Marcos. (accessed December 6, 2012).

Webber, S., S. Boon and B. Johnston. 2005. A Comparison of UK academics’ conceptions of information literacy in two disciplines: English and marketing. Library & Information Research 29(93): 4-15.

Wu, Yuhfen Diana and Susan Lee Kendall. 2006. Teaching faculty’s perspectives on business information literacy. Reference Services Review 34(1): 86-96.

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