Information Literacy - international resources Monday, 10 May 2010

Andretta, Susie. Information Literacy: a practitioner’s guide. (Citation and abstract) Chandos Publishing, 2004. 

Annotated bibliography for Information Literacy

Assocation of College and Research Libraries. Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher
Education. Chicago, IL: ACRL, 2000.

California State University Information Competence Assessment Task Force.

Communications in Information Literacy (CIL). An open-access, independent, peer-reviewed journal on information literacy in institutions of higher education. 

Developing Research and Communication Skills: Guidelines for Information Literacy in the Curriculum.
Philadelphia, PA: Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 2003.

Directory of online resources for information literacy.

Information Literacy.  This website has been designed and developed by information professionals from key UK organisations actively involved in the field of information literacy [including CILIP, SCONUL, MLA, SLA and Eduserv.]

Information Literacy and Fluency - EDUCAUSE resources

The Information Literacy Place (Sheila Webber and Bill Johnston)

Information Literacy Weblog (also by Sheila Webber and Bill Johnston)

Institute of Information Literacy. Best Practices Initiative.  Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that
Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline. Chicago, IL: ACRL, 2003

Journal of eLiteracy. JeLit is an online open-access peer review journal focusing on eLiteracy and related issues.

Journal of Information Literacy (JIL).  Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is an international, peer-reviewed, academic journal that aims to investigate Information Literacy (IL) within a wide range of settings.

A library advocate’s guide to building information literate communities: Information literacy forum advocacy
kit.  Canberra: ALIA, 2003.

Malone, Debbie, and Videon, Carol (comps). First Year Student Library Instruction Programs. (Citation only) Chicago, IL:
ACRL, 2003. 186pp. (CLIP Notes 33). 

Objectives for Information Literacy Instruction. Chicago, IL: ACRL, 2001.

Prague Declaration: Towards an Information Literate Society
This declaration is the outcome of a meeting held in Prague in September 2003, organised by the US National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) and the National forum on Information Literacy (NFIL), with the support of UNESCO.  40 people from 23 different countries participated.  The declaration  consists of 6 points of principle, and three policy recommendations aimed at government and civil and non-profit organisations.  One of the streams at the meeting was on Education and Learning where issues such as information seeking behaviours, learning that influences inforamtion literacy education, conditions that are conducive for learners and teachers as they develop information literacy, and digital information literacy.  The declaration received endorsement by CAUL Members at the meeting held March 2004.

Research agenda for library instruction and information literacy. Chicago, IL: ACRL Instruction Section, 2003.

Skovde University Library, Sweden. Information Literacy Sources of Information. Compiled by Ola Pilerot,
Coordinator Library Instruction.

Towards Information Literacy Indicators. Conceptual framework paper prepared by Catts, Ralph; Lau, Jesus. Paris, UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP), 2008 (FR)

UNESCO Resources on Information Literacy - Blogspot 12 November 2008 (EU)

Whitmore, Ethelene. Academic library performance measures and undergraduates’ library use and educational outcomes. Library and Information Science Research, V. 24, 2002: 107-128