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References (IL Progression Standards)

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Online References


The following are links to statewide information literacy standards and best practices.


  • Wisconsin Information Literacy Competencies and Criteria for Academic Libraries



  • Colorado Standards for Information Literacy



  • Oregon Information Literacy Proficiencies



  • Washington State legislation requesting a report on higher education Information Literacy & Technology




The following are links to examples of institutional information literacy standards and best practices.


  • Wartburg College - Information Literacy Across the Curriculum


Includes a curriculum map of standards, plan objectives and assessment reports.


  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs - Information Literacy


Includes foundational level competencies, upper level competencies and graduate level competencies.


  • Colgate University - Information Literacy Learning Goals


Focuses on First-Year Experience goals/ competencies and goals/competencies for graduating seniors.


  • Philadelphia University - Information Literacy Project


Includes a chronology of the project, mission statement, assessment information, and resources for undergraduate students, faculty and staff.  The document section includes a framework with specific goals by year and expectations for students by programs of study.


  • University of Rhode Island - Plan for Information Literacy


Descriptive overview of the plan at the University of Rhode Island. It also discusses incremental implementation of information literacy and illustrates the process with a chart.


  • SUNY Oswego - Information Literacy Learning Outcomes


This document includes a bibliography, definitions of key terms, ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards, examples of learning outcomes and evidence of progression.



In addition, a survey conducted by the VALE Shared Information Literacy Committee in early 2009 found that six New Jersey institutions indicated an information literacy requirement that students must fulfill for graduation. These schools include Felician College, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Princeton University, Raritan Valley Community College, Rutgers University and The College of New Jersey.




Print References


Warner, Dorothy. A Disciplinary Blueprint for the Assessment of Information Literacy.

     Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2008.

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