Winter-Summer 2018 (ACRL-SLILC) | Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee Interview with April Cunningham, Palomar College, and Carolyn Radcliff and Rick Wiggins, Carrick Enterprises

  The Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee (SLILC) interviewed Carolyn Radcliff, Information Literacy Librarian and Rick Wiggins, Chief Technology Officer, both of Carrick Enterprises, along with April Cunningham, Project Leader for the Threshold Achievement Test for Information Literacy  this semester to learn more about the Threshold Achievement Test and how it

Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Gregory and Higgins’ “Reorienting an Information Literacy Program toward Social Justice” and Saunders’ “Connecting Information Literacy and Social Justice”

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

What’s Next as the Framework Advisory Board’s Term Ends

The two-year term of the Framework Advisory Board (FAB), which was tasked with developing resources for professional development in support of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, has come to an end. At ALA Midwinter 2017, the ACRL Board of Directors took action to further integrate these resources into

Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Corrall’s “Crossing the threshold”

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

ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit Launches

The following update is cross-posted at ACRL Insider. The ACRL Framework Advisory Board (FAB) is pleased to announce the launch of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit. The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit is intended as a freely available professional development resource that can be used and adapted by both

The ACRL Framework Sandbox is accepting contributions!

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

Framework Spotlight on Scholarship: Shields and Cugliari’s “Scholarship as Conversation”

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.

Framework Spotlight on Scholarship Returning in April 2017

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

The ACRL Framework Sandbox is accepting contributions!

The ACRL Framework Sandbox: sandbox.acrl.org is accepting contributions! The Sandbox is an openly accessible platform and repository for librarians engaged with the Framework to discover and share classroom and professional development resources related to the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. The Sandbox is a place of discovery and sharing that

ACRL Framework Advisory Board Member News

The following update is cross-posted at ACRL Insider. Since July 2015, the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Advisory Board (FAB) has been actively working with the ACRL Visiting Program Officer (VPO) for Information Literacy to create a supportive and interactive environment for librarians to learn how to use the Framework. Original member