"Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning."
-ACRL, Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
This guide is designed to provide resources for disciplinary faculty to understand information literacy in higher education classrooms. Here, you can find:
The Framework, adopted by ACRL in 2016, replaces the earlier Information Literacy Competency Standards. The Standards were a useful document that delineated a clear space for information literacy, but they were a product of pedagogical thinking of the late 1990s. The Framework modernizes the concept of information literacy and provides a new context for thinking about teaching research skills.
Resources for learning more about the Framework: