ACRL announces New Title: Information Literacy Instruction Handbook
Contact: Kathryn Deiss
Content Strategist, ACRL
For Immediate Release,
April 29, 2008
CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is proud to announce a new publication, “Information Literacy Instruction Handbook.” The handbook is designed primarily for librarians new to teaching or managing information literacy instruction. It also serves as a one-stop refresher source on key topics for more experienced librarians.
The “Information Literacy Instruction Handbook” takes a practical approach to information literacy, with an emphasis on up-to-date situations and approaches. The concise and practical chapters are written by experienced information literacy librarians, outlining the basics of instruction. Chapters include information on the psychology of learning, student academic integrity, diversity, instructional technology and assessment. References to key outside sources are provided for those who would like to explore the information presented in more depth.
Edited by Christopher N. Cox and Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay, the “ILI Handbook” was developed under the aegis of the ACRL Instruction Section.
The “Information Literacy Handbook” is now available through the ALA Online Store at http://www.alastore.ala.org or by telephone order at (866) 746-7252 in the
ACRL is a division of the American Library Association, representing 13,500 academic and research librarians and interested individuals. ACRL is the only individual membership organization in