Category: Publications

Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: “The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Implications for Health Sciences Librarianship” by Knapp and Brower

This week’s Spotlight on Scholarship features Maureen Knapp’s and Stewart Brower’s article “The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Implications for Health Sciences Librarianship” [paywall], published in Medical Reference Services Quarterly in Volume 33, Issue 4, 2014, pp. 460-468. This article, written in 2014 between the second and third Framework drafts,

Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: “‘Mind-Blowing’” by Houtman

This week’s Spotlight on Scholarship features Eveline Houtman’s article “‘Mind-Blowing’: Fostering self-regulated learning in information literacy instruction”, published in Communications in Information Literacy in Volume 9, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 6-18. This article introduces the concept of self-regulated learning, from the field of education, and connects it to the Framework. Self-regulated learning

Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: “Applying the Framework for Information Literacy to the Developmental Education Classroom” by Garcia

This week’s Spotlight on Scholarship features Larissa Garcia’s article “Applying the Framework for Information Literacy to the Developmental Education Classroom” [paywall], published in Community & Junior College Libraries in Volume 20, Issue 1-2, 2014, pp. 39-47. This article considers the Framework’s applicability to the developmental education classroom in the community college context.

Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: “Beyond the Threshold” by Beilin

This week’s Spotlight on Scholarship features Ian Beilin’s article “Beyond the Threshold: Conformity, Resistance, and the ACRL Information Literacy Framework for Higher Education”, published in In the Library with the Lead Pipe on February 25, 2015. This article takes a critical information literacy approach to the Framework. In it Beilin argues that

Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: “Teaching for Transfer” by Kuglitsch

Welcome to our inaugural “Framework Spotlight on Scholarship” column, the first in a weekly post series highlighting scholarship that uses, builds on, critiques, or responds to the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. This week’s Spotlight on Scholarship features Rebecca Z. Kuglitsch’s article “Teaching for Transfer: Reconciling the Framework with Disciplinary

SLILC Annotated Bibliography on Threshold Concepts

In light of the new ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, the ACRL Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee (SLILC) has compiled an annotated bibliography on threshold concepts, one of the educational theories underpinning the document. The articles in the bibliography were chosen by members of the committee based on interest.