Building Research/Information Literacy Skills: Further Readings

NJ Information Literacy Progression Standards

Progression standards identify the necessary IL skills at Novice and Gateway levels.

Information Literacy in the Disciplines

Educational Information Literacy

Association of College and Research Libraries. (2003) Characteristics of programs of information literacy that illustrate best practices. [Online] URL: [Accessed 11 June 2013].

Association of College and Research Libraries. (2000) Information literacy competency standards for higher education [online]. URL: [Accessed 11 June 2013].

Association of College and Research Libraries. 2001. Objectives for information literacy instruction: a model statement for academic librarians. [Online] Available at: [Accessed 2 May 2011].

 Badke, W. 2008. Information literacy and faculty. In: Online, 32(3), pp. 47-49.

Bain, K. (2012) What the best college students do. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Bury, S. (2011) Faculty attitudes, perceptions and experiences of information literacy: a study across multiple disciplines at York University, Canada Journal of Information Literacy, [online] 5(1), 43-64 URL: [Accessed 11 June 2013].

Conley, T., and Gil, E. (2011) Information literacy for undergraduate business students: Examining value, relevancy, and implications for the new century, Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship [online], 16(3), 213–228.URL: [Accessed 11 June 2013].

Cooney, M. (2005) Business information literacy instruction: A survey and program report.Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 11(1), 3–25.

Head, A. J., and Eisenberg, M. B. (2010) Truth be told: How college students evaluate and use information in the digital age [online]. Seattle, WA: University of Washington, Project Information Literacy. URL:  [Accessed 11 June 2013].

Kuhlthau, C. (1994) Teaching the library research process. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press.

Kuhlthau, C., Maniotes, L.K., and Caspari, A.K. (2007) Guided inquiry: Learning in the 21st century. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

McGuinness, C. 2006. What faculty think: exploring the barriers to information literacy development in undergraduate education. In: The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 32(6), 573-582.

McKiel, A. (2013) Changing Library Operations – Information Literacy and E-resources: The Credo Student Survey, Against the Grain [online], 25(2), 1-4. URL: [Accessed 11 June 2013].

Oakleaf, M. (2011) Are they learning? Are we? Learning and the academic library, Library Quarterly [online], 81(1): 61–82. URL: [Accessed 11 June 2013].

Saunders, L. (2012) Faculty Perspectives on Information Literacy as a Student Learning Outcome. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 38(4), 226-236.

Weetman DaCosta, J. 2010. Is there an information literacy skills gap to be bridged?:an examination of faculty perceptions and activities relating to information literacy in the United States and England. In: College and Research Libraries, 71(3), 203-222.

Weetman, J. 2005. Osmosis - does it work for the development of information literacy? In: Journal of Academic Librarianship, 31(5), 456-460.

Workplace Information Literacy

Association of American Colleges and Universities., & National Leadership Council (U.S.). (2007). College learning for the new global century: A report from the National Leadership Council for Liberal Educatin & America's Promise. Washington, D.C.: Association of American Colleges and Universities. URL: [Accessed 14 June 2013]

Crawford, J., and Irving, C. (2009) Information literacy in the workplace: a qualitative exploratory study, Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 41(1), 29–38.

Head, A.J., Van Hoeck, M., Eschler, J., and Fullerton, S. (2013) What information competencies matter in today’s workplace? Library and Information Research [online], 37(114), 74-104. URL: [Accessed 11 June 2013].

Reedy, K., (2013)  iKnow: Information skills in the 21st century workplace, Library and Information Research, 37(114), 105-122.

Sokoloff, J. (2012) Information literacy in the workplace: employer expectations, Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship [online], 16(1), 1–17. URL:[Accessed 11 June 2013].

Travis, T. (2011) From the classroom to the boadroom: the impact of information literacy instruction on workplace research skills, Education Libraries [online], 34(2), 19-31 URL: (accessed 14 June 2013).

Weiner, S. (2011) Information literacy and the workforce: a review, Education Libraries [online], 34(2), 7-14  URL: (accessed 14 June 2013).

Community Information Literacy

American Library Association, (2001) A library advocate’s guide to building information literate communities. URL: [Accessed 11 June 2013].