Resources

Information Literacy (ACRL)
Gateway to information including an overview of information literacy, standards and guidelines, resources and professional activity

LibraryInstruction.com
Links to resources about information literacy, including a "lesson plans" section geared towards high school and college students

The Information Literacy Land of Confusion
Michael Lorenzen's blog about librarianship, information literacy, Web engines and the search for truth

Educause
Nonprofit association which advances information technology competencies; see especially Information Literacy/Fluency

Directory of Online Resources for Information Literacy (DORIL)
Created by librarian Drew Smith, University of South Florida; maintained by Mark Dibble, Texas Lutheran University

Council of Library Directors Information Literacy Initiative (SUNY)
Final report identifies desired IL competencies, implementation, promotion and advocacy of SUNY-wide information lit initiative.

Information Literacy Section (IFLANET)
Promoting international coordination in information literacy education.

Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline (ACRL)

Simile: Studies in Media & Information Literacy Education
An online information literacy quarterly.

Information Literacy as a Liberal Art
Enlightenment proposals for a new curriculum By Jeremy J. Shapiro and Shelley K. Hughes.

American Competitiveness in the Internet Age Report <pdf>
This report is from the 2006 Information Literacy Summit held in Washington, D.C., October 2006.

National Forum on Information Literacy
The Forum is a broadly-based group of over 90 national (and more recently international and corporate) organizations that are committed to individual empowerment within the information society.

Maryland Information Literacy Exchange (MILEX)
A collaboration between Maryland academic librarians to promote information literacy in higher education. MILEX members work together to develop better pedagogical, promotional, and organizational models and materials for Maryland librarians and faculty interested in information literacy.

Information Literacy Competency
Information Literacy at the University of Connecticut