Information Literacy in the Disciplines: Library Science

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 Library Science.

1. Standards or Guidelines from Accrediting Agencies and Professional Associations

American Library Association Committee on Accreditation. 2015. “Accreditation Process, Policies, and Procedures (AP3), Fourth Edition.” American Library Association.

American Library Association Committee on Accreditation. 2015. “Standards for Accreditation of Master’s Programs in Library and Information Studies.” American Library Association. 

Association of College & Research Libraries Standards Revision Task Force. 2016. “Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.” Association of College & Research Libraries. .

2. Related Research

Andrea Wyman and Mushvig Imamverdiyev. 2018. “Global Trends and Transformations in Library Science Education.” Information and Learning Science.

Derakhshan, Maryam, Mohammad Hassanzadeh, and Maryam Nazari. 2015. “Developing Information Literate Librarians: A Study of LIS Academics Pedagogical Approaches in the Development of Information Literacy Competencies.” The Journal of Academic Librarianship 41 (6): 777-785.

Encheva, Marina. 2016. “Teaching Information Literacy Courses in The Context of Library
and Information Science Education in Bulgaria: Challenges and Innovative Approaches.”
Journal of Library Administration 56 (5): 595-602.

Inskip, Charles. 2015. “Information Literacy in LIS Education: Exploring the Student View.” Journal of Information Literacy 9 (2): 94-110.

Inskip, Charles. 2017. “Practitioner and LIS Student Perspectives on Information Literacy
for Librarians.” Paper presented at ACRL 2017 Conference, At the Helm: Leading
Transformation, March 22-25, 2017.

Mbabu, Loyd G. 2009. “LIS Curricula Introducing Information Literacy Courses Alongside
Instructional Classes.” Journal of Education for Library & Information Science 50, no. 3: 203-210.

Saunders, Laura, Serap Kurbanoglu, Joumana Boustany, Guleda Dogan, Peter Becker, Eliane Blumer, Sudatta Chowdhury, Milena Dobreva, Natalia Gendina, Ivana Hebrang Grgic, Gaby Haddow, Tibor Koltay, Terttu Kortelainen, Monika Krakowska, Shaheen Majid, Marina Mezhova, Angela Repanovici, Jurgita Rudžioniene, Rene Schneider and Ana Lucia Terra. 2015. “Information Behaviors and Information Literacy Skills of LIS Students: An International Perspective.” Journal of Education for Library & Information Science 56 (2015): S80-S99.

3. Adaptable Instructional Materials

Badke, William. 2016. “RES 500 – Research Strategies.” CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments).

Berg, Jacob. 2016. “Googling Google: Search Engines as Market Actors .” CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments).

Brooks, Andrea. 2017. “Fact Checking Pro.” CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments).

Crissinger, Sarah. 2017. “Why You Won’t Have JSTOR When You Graduate and What You Can Do About It.” CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments).