Readings for Faculty and Administration

Breivik, Patricia Senn. Information Literacy for the Skeptical Library Director. (accessed 22 June 2011)

Breivik, Patricia Senn, “Information Literacy and the Engaged Campus,” AAHE Bulletin (November 2000) (accessed 22 June 2011)

Breivik, Patricia Senn. (1998). Student Learning in the Information Age. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press.

Bruce, Christine.   Seven Faces of Information Literacy in Higher Education   (Queensland University of Technology) (accessed 22 June 2011).

Grafstein, Ann. (2002). A Discipline-Based Approach to Information Literacy. Journal of Academic Librarianship 28(4):197-204.

Horton, Forest Woody, Jr.  Understanding Information Literacy: A Primer .  UNESCO, 2008. (accessed 22 June 2011).

Information Literacy: Developing Students as Independent Learners , edited by D.W. Farmer and Terrence F. Mech. (New Directions for Higher Education; no. 78) San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1992.  

Leckie, Gloria J. "Desperately Seeking Citations: Uncovering Faculty Assumptions about the Undergraduate Research Process." Journal of Academic Librarianship (May 1996) pp.201-208.

Plotnick, Eric. (1999). Information Literacy.   [ERIC Digest]  ED 427777. (accessed 22 June 2011).

Shapiro, Jeremy J. and Shelley K. Hughes. “Information Literacy as a Liberal Art.” Educom Review (March/April, 1996). (accessed 22 June 2011).

Spitzer, Kathleen L., Eisenberg, Michael B., and Lowe, Carrie A. (1998) " Information Literacy: Essential Skills for the Information Age " [ERIC document]  ED 427780.  (accessed 22 June 2011).

The history of library and bibliographic instruction can be followed by using one or more the following resources:

  • Increasing the Teaching Role of Academic Libraries (1984) edited by Thomas G. Kirk. (New Directions for Teaching and Learning; no. 18) San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Although this publication predates the computer revolution, the discussions which relate to use of print resources apply equally to electronic resources.
  • Lockwood, Deborah L. (1979) Library Instruction; a Bibliography . Westport, CO: Greenwood Press.
  • Tucker, John Mark. (1980) "User Education in American Libraries: a Century in Retrospect," Library Trends 29(1):9-27.

See also our Accreditation Bibliography.