Information Literacy in the Disciplines: Global/International Studies

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 Global/International Studies.

1. Standards or Guidelines from Accrediting Agencies and Professional Associations

The ACRL IS Information Literacy in the Disciplines Committee is not aware of information literacy standards in this area.

The British International Studies Association (BISA) Accessed December 15, 2015.

Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR). Accessed December 15, 2015.

Global Studies Association. Accessed December 15, 2015.

International Studies Association (ISA). Accessed December 15, 2015.

Political Studies Association (PSA) Accessed December 15, 2015.

2. Related Research

Florea, Mona. 2008. “Using WebCT, Wiki Spaces, and ePortfolios for Teaching and Building Information Literacy Skills.” Journal of Library Administration 48, no. 3/4: 411-430.

Gauder, Heidi, and Fred Jenkins. 2012. “Engaging undergraduates in discipline-based research.” Reference Services Review 40, no. 2: 277-294.

Kauhanen-Simanainen, Anne. 2005. “Collaborative information literacy by government.” IFLA Journal 31, no.2: 183-187.

Pihl, Joron. 2012. “Can Library Use Enhance Intercultural Education?Issues in Educational Research 22, no. 1: 79-90.

Shonrock, Diana D., and Sue R. Crull. 2010. “Information Literacy and Cooperative Learning: A Global Housing Project.” Public Services Quarterly 6, no. 1: 1-18.

Whitehurst, Angela P. 2010. “Information literacy and global readiness: Library involvement can make a world of difference.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 29, no. 3: 207-32.


Hinchliffe, Lisa Janicke and Dawn M. Schmitz. 2006. “Digital news: Key to global literacy and information literacy education.” Paper presented at the 72nd IFLA General Conference and Council, Seoul, Korea, August 20-24.

Malone, Eloise, Barbara Breeden, and Deborah Robinson. 2006. “Introducing information literacy in an international studies curriculum IPE syllabus and assignment illustration.” Presented at International Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, March 22.

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