Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Sociology

The ACRL Board of Directors approved a new Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Sociology (PDF) at its January 27, 2022, virtual meeting. Developed by the ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section’s Instruction and Information Literacy Committee, the companion document defines Sociological Information Literacy as an understanding of how information and scholarship are created, published, disseminated, and used by individuals and organizations. The document describes connections between the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy and the Sociological Literacy Framework (SLF) developed by sociology professors Susan Ferguson and William Carbonaro. Using a conceptual crosswalk, the companion document presents six tables that explain how the essential concepts in the SLF relate to the six ACRL frames.


The Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Sociology (PDF) is freely available in the Standards, Guidelines, and Frameworks section of the ACRL website.