ACRL Presents: The Threshold Achievement Test for Information Literacy (TATIL)


Learn more about ACRL’s newest assessment tool! The Threshold Achievement Test for Information Literacy (TATIL) is a powerful tool to add to your assessment program. It will facilitate conversations on your campus and throughout the profession about what information literacy means to students today and into the future.

Join us a free webinar on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 1:00pm Central to learn more about TATIL and how you can use it at your library!

TATIL is a simple, easy-to-use standardized test that measures the achievement of the information literacy education outcomes, regardless of a student’s major or research focus, across four modules which address learning across all the frames in the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy. TATIL reports help educators identify student areas of strength and areas that need improvement, supporting evidence-based decision-making and inform actions for strengthening student outcomes.

Test reports are comprehensive and provide a wealth of actionable assessment data.  For example, pre-test reports can help academic libraries plan curriculum based on students’ prior knowledge and confidence levels related to their dispositions. Institutional reports include detailed knowledge and disposition results along with cross-institutional comparisons. By providing a complete picture of student performance and comparing it with results from other institutions, TATIL can greatly enhance administrative support for information literacy education.