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Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education : This site provides the full-text of the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education in both HTML and PDF formats.  Appendix 3 is a list of sources for further reading.

WordPress Site for the ACRL Framework : This site contains more information about the Framework including news, webinars, and more.

Information Literacy

Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education : This site provides the full-text (HTML and PDF) of the information literacy standard which was first published in 2000 and has recently been augmented by the Framework.

The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) provides a number of other guidelines and standards related to information literacy (see Guidelines, Standards, and Frameworks for a full listing of ACRL standards):

Threshold Concepts

Threshold Concepts: Undergraduate Teaching, Postgraduate Training and Professional Development - A Short Introduction and Bibliography : This regularly updated site contains numerous research articles, conference papers, reports, and presentations on threshold concepts.

Metaliteracy & Metacognition

Metaliteracy : The web site of Tom Mackey and Trudi Jacobson, both at SUNY, who work on metaliteracy.

Metacognition : A guide from the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University that provides an overview of the concept and suggestions for classroom exercises and assignments.

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