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Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: About the Framework

Interconnected concepts and ideas about information, research and scholarship.

ACRL Framework for Information Literacy

Instruction librarians are guided by ACRL's Framework for Information LiteracyEach of the six frames outline a concept central to creating information literate and ethical researchers:

  • Authority Is Constructed and Contextual

  • Information Creation as a Process

  • Information Has Value

  • Research as Inquiry

  • Scholarship as Conversation

  • Searching as Strategic Exploration

To learn more about each frame, inluding knowledge practices, learner disposition and classroom activity examples check out each invidual tab.

Research and Instruction Librarian

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Jessica Quarles
Hazy Library, Room 235