Information Literacy in the Disciplines: Women’s & Gender 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 Women’s & Gender Studies.

1. Standards or Guidelines from Accrediting Agencies and Professional Associations

Association of College and Research Libraries Women and Gender Studies Section. October 2012. “Information Literacy and Women and Gender Studies in Higher Education.”

Levin, Amy K. 2007. “Questions for a New Century: Women’s Studies and Integrative Learning.” National Women’s Studies Association.

2. Related Research

Accardi, Maria T. 2013. Feminist Pedagogy for Library Instruction. Sacramento, California: Library Juice Press.

ALA/ACRL/Women & Gender Studies Section. 2017. “Bibliography of Scholarship on Women and Gender Studies Librarianship.”

Association of College and Research Libraries Women and Gender Studies Section. October 2012. “Research Agenda for Women and Gender Studies Librarianship.”

Broidy, Ellen. 2007. “Gender and the Politics of Information: Reflections on Bringing the Library Into the Classroom.” Library Trends 56 (2): 494-508.

Couture, Juliann and Sharon Ladenson. 2017. “Empowering, Enlightening, and Energizing: Research as Inquiry in Women’s and Gender Studies.” In Disciplinary Applications of Information Literacy Threshold Concepts, edited by Samantha Godbey, Susan Wainscott, and Xan Goodman, 177-189. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Eudey, Betsy. 2012. “Civic Engagement, Cyberfeminism, and Online Learning: Activism and Service Learning in Women’s and Gender Studies Courses.” Feminist Teacher 22 (3): 233-250.

Hassel, Holly and Christie Launius. 2017. “Crossing the Threshold in Introductory Women’s and Gender Studies Courses: An Assessment of Student Learning.” Teaching & Learning Inquiry 5 (2): 30-46.

Ladenson, Sharon. 2010. “Paradigm Shift: Utilizing Critical Feminist Pedagogy in Library Instruction.” In Critical Library Instruction: Theories and Methods, edited by Maria T. Accardi, Emily Drabinski, and Alana Kumbier, 105-112. Duluth, MN: Library Juice Press.

Tewell, Eamon. 2015. “A Decade of Critical Information Literacy: A Review of the Literature.” Communications in Information Literacy 9 (1): 24-43.

3. Adaptable Instructional Materials

Acosta, Elisa. 2017. “The Gender Gap in Wikipedia.” CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments).

Archer, Alyssa. 2017. “Share the Load: A Single Shot of Critical Pedagogy.” CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments).

Conner-Gaten, Aisha. 2017. “Finding Sources and Annotated Bibliography Fish Bowls.CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments).

Galoozis, Elizabeth. 2016. “Annotated Bibliography / Introduction to Disciplines.” CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments).