This month’s Spotlight on Framework Scholarship features two articles from the latest issue of Communications in Information Literacy, both focused on the Framework and social justice. Both articles discuss the ALA core value of social responsibility and emphasize the contextuality and flexibilty of the Framework. The articles diverge in their approaches toward
Author: Sara Miller
Corrall, S. (2017). Crossing the threshold: reflective practice in information literacy development. Journal of Information Literacy, 11(1), 23. https://doi.org/10.11645/11.1.2241 Welcome back to the ACRL Framework Spotlight on Scholarship! This week’s featured article comes to us from Sheila Corrall, Professor, Department of Information Culture & Data Stewardship at the University of Pittsburgh’s School
The ACRL Framework Sandbox: sandbox.acrl.org is accepting contributions! The Sandbox is a place of discovery and sharing of information literacy resources related to the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. This openly accessible platform and repository provides opportunities for collaboration and innovation in approaches to the Framework, both in the classroom
Shields, K., & Cugliari, C. (2017). “Scholarship as Conversation” Introducing students to research in nonprofit studies. College & Research Libraries News, 78(3), 137–141. http://crln.acrl.org/content/78/3/137 The April Spotlight features a practical and specific example of Framework theory and application which touches upon disciplinary particulars, conversations between librarians and teaching faculty, and instructional design.
The Spotlight on Scholarship post series is returning after a brief hiatus. Sara Miller will be taking over the post series from Donna Witek. Many thanks to Donna for her thoughtful development of this column. If you have any suggestions for scholarship that you would like to be considered for the Spotlight