Information Literacy Frameworks and Standards Committee


Oversees the development and review of discipline-specific information literacy documents, including frameworks and standards. Provides guidance for groups developing discipline-specific IL documents, reviews drafts, and updates documentation related to the process. This committee, in conjunction with the Standards Committee, is responsible for the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education document.



Jeanne R. Davidson (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Mr. Ted Mulvey (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Russell S. Abell (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Tabatha Farney (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Donna Witek (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Julie Ann Garrison (Board Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Mary Jane Petrowski (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)

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  • A minimum of five members (i.e. a chair, vice-chair, and three members)
  • Chair serves as ex-officio on the ACRL Standards Committee
  • Additional appointments at the discretion of the Vice-President/President-Elect and Appointments Committee


The Information Literacy Standards Committee was established by the ACRL Board in 2008 as a standing  committee as part of the new Information Literacy Coordinating Committee structure.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

Mary Jane Petrowski
Associate Director
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-2523