ACRL Information Literacy Frameworks and Standards Committee

Charge

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.

 

Roster

Mr. Sammie Johnson, II (Chair, July 1, 2022, to December 14, 2022)
Lori Townsend (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Jo-Anne Naslund (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Christina D. Bush (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Michael Courtney (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Karin Lindergreen Heffernan (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Amelia Alyce Kallaher (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Sara Deborah Miller (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Lori Townsend (Member, July 1, 2021, to January 25, 2023)
Toni Anaya (Board Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
David Free (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Mary Jane Petrowski (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)

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Composition

  • 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
  • Since it is important that the vice-chair/chair be knowledgeable about the responsibilities and concerns of the committee, it is suggested that the committee vice-chair/chair be selected from the existing committee membership.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

  • 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

Origin

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.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form. Committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer deadlines and requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

David Free
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601-7616
E-mail: dfree@ala.org