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ACRL (Association of College & Research Libraries) Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education

Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning.

This Framework sets forth the information literacy concepts and describes how librarians as information professionals can facilitate the development of information literacy by students in higher education.

Information Literacy Frameworks

1. Research as Inquiry

2. Searching as Strategic Exploration

3. Authority is Constructed and Contextual

4. Information has Value

5. Scholarship as Conversation

6. Information Creation as a Process

To set up a Library Instruction session, please either:

  1. Contact your library liaison
  2. Send a request by email to BHCCLibrary@bhcc.mass.edu
  3. Or fill out the Information Literacy Workshop Request on Qualtrics