Information Literacy in the Disciplines: Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies

Last updated April 2018

The ACRL IS Information Literacy in the Disciplines Committee has gathered together links and citations to information literacy standards and curricula developed by accrediting agencies, professional associations, and institutions of higher education in Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.

1. Standards and Guidelines from Accrediting Agencies and Professional Associations

The committee is not aware of relevant standards or guidelines for this area. Please refer to your Regional Accreditation Standards.

2. Related Research

Beckman, Mary, and David Hay. 2003. “Community-Based Research in a Course on City Revitalization.” Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy 19, no. 2: 77-85.

Cabán, Pedro A. 2003.”Moving from the Margins to where? Three Decades of Latino/a Studies.” Latino Studies 1, no. 1: 5-35.

Elenes, C. Alejandra. 1997. “Reclaiming the Borderlands: Chicana/o Identity, Difference, and Critical Pedagogy.” Educational Theory 47, no. 3: 359-75.

Fong, Timothy. 2008. Ethnic Studies Research: Approaches and Perspectives. Lanham: AltaMira.

Garza de Cortés, Oralia. 2012. “Academic Libraries: Pathways to Transforming Teaching, Learning, and Relationships in Chicano and Latino Studies.” In Pathways to Progress: Issues and Advances in Latino Librarianship, edited by John L. Ayala and Salvador Güereña, 45-58. Santa Barbara: Libraries Unlimited.

Hein, Nancy Porras, and Barbara A. Miller. 2004. “¿Quién Soy? Finding My Place in History: Personalizing Learning Through Faculty/Librarian Collaboration.” Journal of Hispanic Higher Education 3, no. 4: 307-321.

López, Corina Benavides. 2008. “Reflections on Teaching, Learning, and Performing Chicana/o History.” Radical History Review 2008, no. 102: 131-135.

MacPherson, Kristina Ruth. 2015. “Decoding Area Studies and Interdisciplinary Majors: Building a Framework for Entry-Level Students.” College Teaching 63, no. 2: 40-45.

Muñoz, Ed A., Angela M. Jaime, Deborah L. McGriff, and Adrian H. Molina. 2012. “Assessment of Student Learning Estudios Chicana/o Cultivating Critical Cultural Thinking.” Teaching Sociology 40, no. 1: 34-49.

Peña Delgado, Grace, and Susan C. Luévano. 2007. “Semillas de Cambio: The Teaching of Information Competency in Chicano and Latino Studies.” In Information Literacy Collaborations That Work, edited by Trudi Jacobson and Thomas P. Mackey, 95-108. New York: Neal-Schuman.

Vega Garcia, Susan A. 2005. “Latino Studies and Information Literacy Competencies.” Paper presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, June 25.

3. Adaptable Instructional Materials

Calderon, Jose, and Gilda L. Ochoa. 2006. Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Chicano/a and Latino/a Studies in Sociology. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association.