The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) has now released the second part of a draft Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education, which is intended to replace the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education (ILCSHE) that were adopted by ACRL in 2000. Part one was made available in February 2014. The second part of the draft framework includes two additional threshold concepts. […]



Julie Sutherland, Chair of CILIP in Scotland East Branch, has written the following blog post about last month’s CILIPS Information Literacy event, held on 30th January 2014 at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh. These are her reflections on the event. Information Literacy: Part One: 30th January 2014 I was greatly inspired by this afternoon’s session on Information Literacy at the […]



The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) has released the first part of a draft Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education, which is intended to replace the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education (ILCSHE) that were adopted by ACRL in 2000. The Competency Standards have become an essential document related to the emergence of information literacy as a recognized learning outcome […]



Want an update on what is happening in the UK in relation to IL models?  Then read Justine Martin’s report which highlights four UK models of Information Literacy and compares them with the ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards.  Martin, J. L. (2013) “Learning from Recent British Information Literacy Models: A Report to ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education […]