Articles on the Teaching of Information Literacy as it is Taught in High School and in College

Information Literacy in General

This Web site covers the following topics: "Understanding Information Literacy; What is Information Literacy?; Why should we be concerned about Information Literacy?; Implications for Teaching; Implications for Learning; Implications for Schools; Implications for Libraries and Librarians; Implications for the Workplace; Implications for Society and Culture. (annotation by Riedling (Information Literacy: What Does It Look Like in the School Library Media Center)).

Information Literacy in High School

Aiani, C. (2010). Measuring School Community Engagement in the Implementation of an Information Literacy Curriculum. School Library Monthly, 26(7):49-52.

Allen, S. M. (2007). Information literacy, ICT, high school, and college expectations: a quantitative study. Knowledge Quest, 35(5):18-24.

Arnone, M. P., et. al. (2009). The Effect of Early Adolescents' Psychological Needs Satisfaction upon Their Perceived Competence in Information Skills and Intrinsic Motivation for Research. School Libraries Worldwide, 15(2):115-34.

Arnone, M. P., et. al. (2010). Supporting Inquiry by Identifying Gaps in Student Confidence: Development of a Measure of Perceived Competence. School Libraries Worldwide, 16(1):47-60.

Barnett, C. (2008). Creating Standards and Frameworks for Information Literacy. School Library Media Activities Monthly, 24(7):21-23.

Barrett, L. (2010). Effective school libraries: evidence of impact on student achievement. The School Librarian, 58(3):136-139.

Bastone, S. (2011). Skills for life: delivering information literacy skills. School Librarian, 59(1):9-11.

Bomar, S. (2010). A School-Wide Instructional Framework for Evaluating Sources.Knowledge Quest, 38(3):72-75.

Burhanna, K. J. (2007). Instructional outreach to high schools Communications in Information Literacy, 1(2):74-88.

Carlito, M.D. (2009). Urban Academic Library Outreach to Secondary School Students and Teachers.Urban Library Journal, 15(2):1-10.

Dobie, D. et al. (2010). Navigating to Information Literacy: A Collaboration Between California High School and College Librarians.CSLA Journal, 34(2):6-9.

Dow, M. (2008). Teaching Ethical Behavior in the Global World of Information and the New AASL Standards.School Library Media Activities Monthly, 25(4):49-52.

Edwards, V.A. (2007). Formative Assessment in the High School IMC. Knowledge Quest, 35(5):50-53.

Eisenberg, M.B. et al. (2010). Information, Communications, and Technology (ICT) Skills Curriculum Based on the Big6 Skills Approach to Information Problem-Solving.

Fidel, R. et al. (1999). A Visit to the Information Mall: Web Searching Behavior of High School Students.Journal of the American Society of Information Science, 50(1):24 –37.

Fitzgerald, M.A. (2004). Making the leap from high school to college: three new studies about information literacy skills of first-year college students.Knowledge Quest, 32(4):19-24.

Gordon, C. A. (2010). The Culture of Inquiry in School Libraries. School Libraries Worldwide, 16(1):73-88.

Herring, J.E. (2009). A Grounded Analysis of Year 8 Students' Reflections on Information Literacy Skills and Techniques.School Libraries Worldwide, 15(1):1-13.

Herring, J.E. (2010). School students, information retrieval and transfer. Library and Information Research, 34(107):4-17.

Herring, J.E. (2011). Assumptions, information literacy and transfer in high schools.Teacher Librarian, 38(3):32-36.

Jaeger, P. (2009). Marketing Information Literacy. School Library Media Activities Monthly, 25(7):52-4.

Julien, H., and Barker, S. (2009). How high-school students find and evaluate scientific information: A basis for information literacy skills development.Library & Information Science Research, 31(1):12-17.

Kachel, D.E. et al. (2011) School Library Research Summarized: a graduate class project.

Kowalsky, M. (2009). A Quest for Information Literacy Skills. The School Librarian's Workshop, 30(1):16-17.

Kuhlthau, C. C. (2010). Guided Inquiry: School Libraries in the 21st Century. School Libraries Worldwide, 16(1):17-28.

Kuhlthau, C.C. and L.K. Maniotes (2010). Building Guided Inquiry Teams for 21st-Century Learners. School Library Monthly, 26(5):18-21.

Kurttila-Matero, E., et. al., (2010). Conceptions of Teaching and Learning in the Context of a School Library Project: Preliminary Findings of a Follow-up Study. Libri, 60(3):203-17.

Lance, K.C. et al. (2000). Measuring Up to Standards Findings: The Impact of School Library Programs & Information Literacy in Pennsylvania Schools. (ED446770).

Lance, K. C., et. al. (2001). Teaching information literacy is the key to academic achievement: the success story of Oregon school library media programs. OLA Quarterly, 7(2):21-2.

Leading the way: virtual school libraries. (2010). Literacies, Learning & Libraries, 3(1).

Lehman, K. (2009). Teaching Information Ethics to High School Students. Library Media Connection, 27(6):28-30.

Lincoln, M. (2009). Information Literacy: An Online Course for Student Library Assistants. School Library Media Activities Monthly, 25(1):29-30.

Lincoln, M. (2010). Information evaluation & online coursework. Knowledge Quest, 38(3):28-31.

Neuman, D. (2004). Research in School Library Media for the Next Decade: Polishing the Diamond.Library Trends, 51(4):503-524.

Newell, T. S. (2009). Examining Information Problem-Solving Instruction: Dynamic Relationship Patterns Mediated by Distinct Instructional Methodologies. School Libraries Worldwide, 15(2):49-76.

Newell, T.S. (2010). Learning in Simulations: Examining the Effectiveness of Information Literacy Instruction Using Middle School Students’ Portfolio Products. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice,5(3):20-38.

Oakleaf, M. and P. L. Owen (2010). Closing the 12-13 gap together: school and college librarians supporting 21st century learners together. Teacher Librarian, 37(4):52-58.

O'Sullivan, M.K. and K.B. Dallas (2010). A Collaborative approach to implementing 21st Century skills in a High school senior research class.Education Libraries, 33(1):3-9.

Owen, P. L. (2010). Using TRAILS to Assess Student Learning: A Step-by-Step Guide. Library Media Connection, 28(6):36-38.

Owen, P. L. (2010). A Transition Checklist for High School Seniors. School Library Monthly, 26(8):20-23.

Owen, P. L. (2010). Heads up!: a checklist for transitioning to college. School Library Monthly, 26(8):8-9.

Sakr, R., et. al. (2009). Description and Evaluation of the Information Literacy Program in a Private School in Lebanon: A Case Study. School Libraries Worldwide, 15(1):28-44.

Schloman, B.F. and J.A. Gedeon (2007). Creating TRAILS: Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills.Knowledge Quest, 35(5):44-47.

School libraries and information literacy. (2011). People for Education.

Shenton, A. K., et. al. (2010). Just What is This Thing We Call Relevance? Engaging Students in Information Literacy Sessions. Feliciter, 56(2): 76-8.

Shenton, A. K. (2011). Towards an Integrated Approach to Information Literacy Instruction in Schools. Feliciter, 57(1):21-3.

Simpson, J. and C. Cooper (2010). There Are No Limits to Learning! Academic and High School Libraries Collaborate to Teach Information Literacy to High School Seniors. Brick and Click Libraries Symposium Proceedings November 5, 2010.

Smalley, T.N. (2004). College success: high school librarians make the difference. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 30(3):193-198.

Sykes, J. (2010). Transforming Canadian School Libraries to Meet the Needs of 21st Century Learners: Alberta Education School Library Services Initiative - Research Review and Principal Survey Themes.

Troutner, J. (2002). Information literacy activities and skills [Web sites]. Teacher Librarian, 29(5):28-9.

Wen, J.R. and L.S. Wen (2008). Exploring the information literacy competence standards for elementary and high school teachers. Computers & Education, 50:787–806.

Zmuda, A. (2011). Six Steps to Saving Your School Library Program. School Library Monthly, 27(5):45-8.

Information Literacy in College

Abromeit, K.A. and V. Vaughan (2004). Info Lit and the Diva: Integrating Information Literacy into the Oberlin Conservatory of Music Opera Theater Department. Notes, 60(3):632-652.

Adler, R. (2003). The Librarians in the Trenches: The Workaday Impact of Information Literacy. Libraries and the Academy, 3(3):447-458.

Akarsu, B. (2011) A Study on Pre-Service Teachers’ Information Literacy Abilities, Latin American Journal of Physics Education, 5(1):162-166.

Albitz, R.S. The What and Who of Information Literacy and Critical Thinking in Higher Education. Libraries and the Academy, 7(1):97-109.

Ali, R. and I.R. Katz (2010). Information and Communication Technology Literacy: What Do Businesses Expect and What Do Business Schools Teach?ETS Research Report.

Badke, W. (2009). Stepping beyond Wikipedia. Educational Leadership, 66(6):54-58.

Badke, W. (2011). Remedial Information Literacy?. Online, 35(2):51-3.

Bennett, S. (2007). Campus Cultures Fostering Information Literacy. Libraries and the Academy, 7(2):147-167.

Beutter-Manus, S.J. (2009). Librarian in the Classroom: An Embedded Approach to Music Information Literacy for First-Year Undergraduates. Notes, 66(2):249-261.

Blake, L. and T. Warner (2011). Seeing the Forest of Information for the Trees of Papers: An Information Literacy Case Study in a Geography/Geology Class. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship.

Borrelli, S., et. al., (2009) The ILE Project: a scalable option for customized information literacy instruction and assessment. Communications in Information Literacy, 3(2):128-41.

Broidy, E. (2007). Gender and the Politics of Information: Reflections on Bringing the Library into the Classroom. Library Trends, 56(2):494-508.

Burke, G. et al. (2005). Information Literacy: Bringing a Renaissance to Reference. Libraries and the Academy, 5(3):353-369.

Burkhardt. J.M. (2007). Assessing Library Skills: A First Step to Information Literacy. Libraries and the Academy, 7(1):25-49.

Cary, P. and L.J. Sampsel (2006). Information Literacy Instructional Objectives for Undergraduate Music Students. Notes, 62(3):663-679.

Cheney, D. (2004). Problem-Based Learning: Librarians as Collaborators. Libraries and the Academy, 4(4):495-508.

Christensen, B. (2004). Warp, Weft, and Waffle: Weaving Information Literacy into an Undergraduate Music Curriculum. Notes, 60(3):616-631.

Chu, S.K. and N.N. Law (2007). Development of Information Search Expertise: Postgraduates' Knowledge of Searching Skills. Libraries and the Academy, 7(3):295-316.

Cobus, L. 92008). Integrating information literacy into the education of public health professionals: roles for librarians and the library. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 96(1):28-33.

Cox, C. (2006). An Analysis of the Impact of Federated Search Products on Library Instruction Using the ACRL Standards. Libraries and the Academy, 6(3):253-267.

Cullen, R. et al. (2011). The impact of information literacy training on clinicians entering the workforce.

Cunningham, S. et al. (2011). Uncovering the IL Disconnect: Examining Expectations among Librarians, Faculty and Students. ACRL Conference Proceedings March 30–April 2, 2011, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daugherty, A. L., et. al. (2010). Reinforcing Critical Thinking and Information Literacy Skills through Assignment Design. Louisiana Libraries, 72(3):26-9.

De Boer, A. L., et. al. (2011). Enhancing Information Literacy through the Application of Whole Brain Strategies. Libri, 61(1):67-75.

Deitering, A. and K. Gronemyer (2011). Beyond Peer-Reviewed Articles: Using Blogs to Enrich Students’ Understanding of Scholarly Work. Libraries and the Academy, 11(1):489–503.

DeMars, C. et al. (2003). Information Literacy as Foundational: Determining Competence. The Journal of General Education, 52(4):253-265.

Dennis, M.R. et al. (2011). Assessing Information Literacy Comprehension in First-Year Students. Practical Academic Librarianship: The International Journal of the SLA Academic Division, 1(1):1-15.

Detmering, R. (2010). Exploring the Political Dimensions of Information Literacy through Popular Film. Libraries and the Academy, 10(3):265-282.

Diller, K.R. and S.F. Phelps (2008). Learning Outcomes, Portfolios, and Rubrics, Oh My! Authentic Assessment of an Information Literacy Program. Libraries and the Academy, 8(1):75-89.

Driscoll, M.A. (2010). Information Literacy Seven Corners: Improving instruction by reviewing how librarians, faculty culture, professional literature, technology, and todays college students converge. Library Student Journal.

Emmons, M. et al. (2009) Teaching information literacy skills to prepare teachers who can bridge the research-to-practice gap. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 49(2):140-150.

Emmons, M. et al. (2010). Engaging Sources: Information Literacy and the Freshman Research Paper (Part I). LOEX Quarterly, 36(4):8-12.

Fain, M. (2011). Assessing Information Literacy Skills Development in First Year Students: A Multi-Year Study. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 37(2):109-19.

Fosmire, M. (2010). Calibrated Peer Review: A New Tool for Integrating Information Literacy Skills in Writing-Intensive Large Classroom Settings. Libraries and the Academy, 10(2):147-163.

Given, L.M. et al. (2010). Evidence-Based Information Literacy Instruction: Curriculum Planning from the Ground Up.

Grafstein, A. (2007) Information Literacy and Technology: An Examination of Some Issues. Libraries and the Academy, 7(1):51-64.

Gross, J. and E. Dobozy (2010). Pushing library information to first-year students: An exploratory study of faculty/library collaboration. The Electronic Library, 28(5):657-668.

Hamilton, B. J. (2009). Transforming Information Literacy for NowGen Students. Knowledge Quest, 37(5):48-53.

Head, A.J. (2010). How today's college students use Wikipedia for course-related research. First Monday, 15(3).

Head, A.J. and M.B. Eisenberg (2011). How college students use the Web to conduct everyday life research. First Monday, 16(4).

Hogenboom, K. (2005). Going Beyond .gov: Using Government Information to Teach Evaluation of Sources. Libraries and the Academy, 5(4):455-466.

Holliday, W. and B. Fagerheim (2006). Integrating Information Literacy with a Sequenced English Composition Curriculum. Libraries and the Academy, 6(2):169-184.

Hunt, F. and J. Birks (2004). Best Practices in Information Literacy. Libraries and the Academy, 4(1):27-39.

Jacobson, T. and B.L. Mark (2000). Separating Wheat from Chaff: Helping First-Year Students Become Information Savvy. The Journal of General Education, 49(4):256-278.

Jacobson, T. and L. Xu (2002). Motivating Students in Credit-based Information Literacy Courses: Theories and Practice. Libraries and the Academy, 2(3):423-441.

Kapitzke, C. (2001). Information literacy: the changing library.Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 44(5):59-69.

Kapitzke, C. (2003). (In)formation literacy: A positivist epistemology and a politics of (out)formation.Educational Theory, 53(1), 37-53.

Korobili, S., et. al. (2011). Factors that Influence Information-Seeking Behavior: The Case of Greek Graduate Students. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 37(2):155-65.

Kwon, N. and H. Song (2011). Personality traits, gender, and information competency among college students. Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science, 16(1):87-107.

Ladbrook, J. and E. Probert (2011). Information skills and critical literacy: Where are our digikids at with online searching and are their teachers helping? Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 27(10:105-121.

Lightman, H. and R.N. Reingold (2005). A Collaborative Model for Teaching E-Resources: Northwestern University's Graduate Training Day. Libraries and the Academy, 5(1):23-32.

Limberg, L. and O. Sundin (2006). Teaching information seeking: relating information literacy education to theories of information behaviour. Information Research 12(1).

Mackey, T.P. and T. Jacobson (2004). Integrating Information Literacy in Lower- and Upper-Level Courses: Developing Scalable Models for Higher Education. The Journal of General Education, 53(3-4):201-224.

Mackey, T.P. and T. Jacobson (2007). Developing an Integrated Strategy for Information Literacy Assessment in General Education. The Journal of General Education, 56(2):93-104.

Mackey, T. R., et. al. (2011). Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy. College & Research Libraries, 72(1):62-78.

Magnuson, L. (2011). Promoting privacy: Online and reputation management as an information literacy skill. College & Research Libraries News, 72(3):137-40.

Markey, K. et al. (2010). The Benefits of Integrating an Information Literacy Skills Game into Academic Coursework: A Preliminary Evaluation. D-Lib Magazine: the magazine of digital library research, 16(7/8).

Martin, J. et al. (2010). Designing for Users: Online Information Literacy in the Middle East. Libraries and the Academy, 10(1):57-73.

Maughan, P.D. (2001). Assessing Information Literacy among Undergraduates: A Discussion of the Literature and the University of California-Berkeley Assessment Experience. College & Research Libraries, 62(1):71-85.

Mazella, D. and J. Grob (2011). Collaborations between Faculty and Special Collections Librarians in Inquiry-Driven Classes. Libraries and the Academy, 11(1):467-487.

McKay, D., et. al. (2011). Critical collaborations: An information literacy across the curriculum project. College & Research Libraries News, 72(3):161-4.

Meola, M. (2004). Chucking the Checklist: A Contextual Approach to Teaching Undergraduates Web-Site Evaluation. Libraries and the Academy, 4(3):331-344.

Newby, J. (2011). Entering Unfamiliar Territory: Building an Information Literacy Course for Graduate Students in Interdisciplinary Areas. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 50(3):224-9.

Oakleaf, M. (2008) Dangers and Opportunities: A Conceptual Map of Information Literacy Assessment Approaches. Libraries and the Academy, 8(3):233-253.

Oakleaf, M. and N. Kaske (2009). Guiding Questions for Assessing Information Literacy in Higher Education. Libraries and the Academy, 9(2):273-286.

OCLC White Paper on the Information Habits of College Students

O'Connor, L. et al. (2010). "Writing information literacy" revisited: application of theory to practice in the classroom. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 49(3):225-230.

O'Hanlon, N. (2007). Information Literacy in the University Curriculum: Challenges for Outcomes Assessment. Libraries and the Academy, 7(2):169-189.

Owusu-Ansah, E.K. (2007). Beyond Collaboration: Seeking Greater Scope and Centrality for Library Instruction. Libraries and the Academy, 7(4):415-429.

Palmer, C. (2011). This I Believe…All Libraries Should Be Teaching Libraries. Libraries and the Academy, 11(1):575-582.

Pask, J.M. and E.S. Saunders (2004). Differentiating Information Skills and Computer Skills: A Factor Analytic Approach. Libraries and the Academy, 4(1):61-73.

Pelikan, M. (2004). Problem-Based Learning in the Library: Evolving a Realistic Approach. Libraries and the Academy, 4(4):509-520.

Perez, L. (2011). Not your grandmother's library! Learn how tech-savvy librarians are blazing a path to student success in the digital age. Learning & Leading with Technology, 38(6):16-19.

Pierce, D.L. (2004). Information Literacy and the Music Library. Notes, 60(3):613-615.

Pierce, D.L. (2009). Influencing the Now and Future Faculty: Retooling Information Literacy. Notes, 66(2):233-248.

Pinto Molina, María and D. Sales (2008). Knowledge Transfer and Information Skills for Student-Centered Learning in Spain. Libraries and the Academy, 8(1):53-74.

Pinto, M. (2011). An Approach to the Internal Facet of Information Literacy Using the IL-HUMASS Survey. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 37(2):145-54.

Preparing 21st Century Ohio Learners for Success: The Role of Information Literacy and Libraries.Ohio Media Spectrum, Fall2008, 60(1):38-44.

Purdue, J. (2003). Stories, Not Information: Transforming Information Literacy. Libraries and the Academy, 3(4):653-662.

Ragains, P. (2001). Infusing Information Literacy into the Core Curriculum: A Pilot Project at the University of Nevada, Reno. Libraries and the Academy, 1(4):391-407.

Reed, S.L. K. Stavreva (2006). Layering Knowledge: Information Literacy as Critical Thinking in the Literature Classroom. Pedagogy, 6(3):435-452.

Rollins, D.C. et al. (2009). Are We There Yet?: The Difficult Road to Re-Create Information Literacy. Libraries and the Academy, 9(4):453-473.

Saunders, L. (2009). The Future of Information Literacy in Academic Libraries: A Delphi Study. Libraries and the Academy, 9(1):99-114.

Scales, B.J. and E.B. Lindsay (2005). Qualitative Assessment of Student Attitudes Toward Information Literacy. Libraries and the Academy, 5(4):513-526.

Schroeder, R. and E.S. Cahoy (2010) Valuing Information Literacy: Affective Learning and the ACRL Standards. Libraries and the Academy, 10(2):127-146.

Scott, T.J. and M.K. O'Sullivan (2005). Analyzing student search strategies: making a case for integrating information literacy skills into the curriculum.Teacher Librarian, 33(1):21-25.

Sellen, M.K. (2002). Information Literacy in the General Education: A New Requirement for the 21st Century. The Journal of General Education, 51(2):115-126.

Shenton, A. K., et. al. (2010). Just What is This Thing We Call Relevance? Engaging Students in Information Literacy Sessions. Feliciter, 56(2): 76-8.

Simmons, M.H. (2005). Librarians as Disciplinary Discourse Mediators: Using Genre Theory to Move Toward Critical Information Literacy. Libraries and the Academy, 5(3):297-311.

Smith, F. A. (2007). Games for Teaching Information Literacy Skills. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal).

Smith, S.D. and J.B. Caruso (2010). The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2010.

Snavely, L. (2004). Making Problem-Based Learning Work: Institutional Changes. Libraries and the Academy, 4(4):521-531.

Snyder, M.M. and J. Roche (2008). Road Map for Improvement: Evaluating Your Library Media Program. Knowledge Quest,37(2):22-27.

Spence, L. (2004). The Usual Doesn't Work: Why We Need Problem-Based Learning. Libraries and the Academy, 4(4):485-493.

Springer, A., et. al. (2011). Teaching with The Situation: “Jersey Shore” as a popular culture example in information literacy classes. College & Research Libraries News, 72():78-80, 85, 118.

Swanson, T.A. (2004). A Radical Step: Implementing A Critical Information Literacy Model. Libraries and the Academy, 4(2):259-273.

Teske, B. and B. Etheridge (2010). Information and communication technology literacy among first-year honors and non-honors students: an assessment. Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 11(1):83-109.

Walker, D. (2010). Report on Information Literacy and the Mic: Teaching Higher Education Students Critical Research Skills Using Hip Hop Lyricism. McNair Scholars Research Journal, 1(1):17-34.

Weiner, S. (2010) Information literacy: a call to action. C&RL News.

Whitmire, E. (2001). Factors Influencing Undergraduates' Self-Reported Satisfaction with Their Information Literacy Skills. Libraries and the Academy, 1(4):409-420.

Willis, C.N. and W.J. Thomas (2006) Students as Audience: Identity and Information Literacy Instruction. Libraries and the Academy, 6(4):431-444.

Wong, G.K.W. Facilitating students' intellectual growth in information literacy teaching. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 50(2):114-118.

Zazzau, V-E. (2006). Becoming Information Literate about Information Technology and the Ethics of Toxic Waste. Libraries and the Academy, 6(1):99-107.