Information Literacy Around the Globe

Information Literacy is important throughout the world and many interesting programs are being developed. We are providing links to seminal information literacy standards and definitions on this page. If you know of more please send us the information so that we can include it here.

A tremendous general resource on this topic is the Information Literacy Resources Directory, created by the Information Literacy Section of the International Federation of Library Association and Institutions.

Standards & Definitions:
Australian and New Zealand Information Literacy Framework (ANZIIL, 2004)

Definition of Information Literacy  (CILIP (United Kingdom), 2004)

Information Literacy:  An International State of the Art Report (IFLA, 2007)

i-Skills (JISC, 2005) 

National Information Literacy Framework (Information Literacy Skills Project (Scotland), 2008)

Learning Outcomes and Information Literacy and The Seven Pillars of Information Literacy (SCONUL (United Kingdom), 2004, 1999)

Additional Resources:

Definitions of Information Literacy (The Information Literacy Web Site)