Seminal articles on K-16 Information Literacy

K16 collaboration is an initiative that has been growing throughout all levels of education since the 1990s . Various educational sectors, including libraries, are creating partnerships to ensure that students have the preparation they need to succeed in college.

Articles on K-16 Collaboration
Asselin, M., & Lee E. (2002). “I wish someone had taught me”: Information literacy in a teacher education program. Teacher Librarian, 30 (2), 10-17.

Boatman, William. “Public Libraries as a Bridge for College–bound Young Adults.” Reference & User Services Quarterly, 42, no. 3 (Spring 2003): 229-234.

Cahoy, Ellysa Stern. “Put Some Feeling Into It!” Integrating Affective Competencies into K-20 Information Literacy Standards.” Knowledge Quest, 32, no. 4 (March/April 2004): 25-28. 

Cahoy, Ellysa Stern. “Will Your Students Be Ready for College? Connecting the K-12 and College Standards for Information Literacy.” Knowledge Quest, 30, no. 4 (March /April 2002): 12-15.

Carr, J. A. (1998). Information Literacy and Teacher Education.  [ERIC Digest]. Retrieved March 29, 2003.

Carr, J. A. and Rockman, I. F. (2003). “Information-literacy collaboration: A shared responsibility.” American Libraries, 34 (September 2003): 52-54.

Eisenberg, M. B. & Berkowitz, R. E. (1999). Teaching information literacy and technology skills: The Big 6 in elementary schools. Worthington, OH: Linworth Publishing.

Ercegovac, Zorana. “Bridging the Knowledge Gap between Secondary and Higher Education.” College and Research Libraries 64, no.1 (January 2003): 75-85.

Evans, Beth. “Building Bridges Between New York City Public High Schools and a College: The Cooperative Library Project.” Research Strategies 15 (1997): 89-99.

Fitzgerald, Mary Ann. “Making the Leap from High School to College: Three New Studies About Information Literacy Skills of First-Year College Students.” Knowledge Quest, 32, no. 4 (March/April 2004): 19-24.

Gordon, Carol. “A Room With a View: Looking at School Library Instruction from a Higher Education Perspective.” Knowledge Quest 30, no. 4 (March/April 2002): 16-21.

Harris, Frances Jacobson. “Information Literacy in School Libraries: It Takes a Community.” Reference and User Services Quarterly 42, no. 3 (Spring 2003): 215-223.

Hughes-Hassell, S., & Wheelock, A. (Eds.). (2001). The information-powered school. Chicago: American Library Association.

Nichols, Janet. “Building Bridges: High School and University Partnerships for Information Literacy.” NASSP Bulletin 83, no.605 (March 1999): 75-81.

O’Hanlon, N. (1987). Library skills, critical thinking, and the teacher-training curriculum. College & Research Libraries, 48, 17-26.

O’Hanlon, N. (1988). The role of library research instruction in developing teachers’ problem-solving skills. Journal of Teacher Education, 39 (6), 44-49.

Pearson, Debra and Beth McNeil. “From High School Users College Students Grow.” Knowledge Quest 30, no.4 (March/April 2002): 24-28.

Shinew, D. M., & Walter, S. (Eds.). (2003).  Professional knowledge for an information age: Information literacy instruction for pre-service educators. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press.