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ALA Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

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The Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education which has been published by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).

The Framework is organized into six frames, each consisting of a concept central to information literacy, a set of knowledge practices, and a set of dispositions. The six concepts that anchor the frames are presented alphabetically:

  • Authority Is Constructed and Contextual
  • Information Creation as a Process
  • Information Has Value
  • Research as Inquiry
  • Scholarship as Conversation
  • Searching as Strategic Exploration

ALA Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

 

Keywords: Digital Footprint/Identity, Digital Literacy, Lifelong Learning