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, which includes proposing a process to the ACRL Board for how the document should be continually developed.


Mr. Ted Mulvey (Chair, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Nancy E. Fawley (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Russell S. Abell (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Susan K. Avery (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Mr. Jason Dupree (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Chris Granatino (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Amanda Nichols Hess (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Mary Jane Petrowski (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)

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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.

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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