Acrl and llama receive many inquiries about numeric standards for academic library buildings. The standards are examples of excellence, the set criteria for what a learned student is able to accomplish. The american association of school librarians aasl standards for the 21stcentury learner, published in 2007, states. Rare book catalog librarian saint louis university original message. Libraries and the academy, 2015, accessed in cuny academic works. The university of mary washington libraries are pleased to host the acrl standards roadshow this summer. Operations, culture, environments acrl publications in librarianship no. Acrl rbms bibliographic standards committee rare books and manuscripts section. About acrl information literacy competency standards for. The association of college and research libraries acrl, a division of the american library association, is a professional association of academic librarians and other interested individuals. Revised standards for libraries in higher education acrl. The quarterly newsletter of acrlny winter 19992000.
How aasl learning standards inform acrls information. About me the association of college and research libraries women and gender studies section serves to discuss, promote, and support women and gender studies collections and services in academic and research libraries. Acrl library support for massive open online courses moocs discussion group. Final version of standard submitted for approval society. Welcome to the wordpress site for the acrl framework for information literacy for higher education. Acrl is the source that the higher education community looks to for standards and guidelines on academic libraries. How the acrl framework addresses critiques of the standards, originally published in portal. Information literacy competency standards for higher education. Putting the standards for libraries in higher education into action. Guidelines for primary source literacy, approved by the acrl board of directors, february 12, 2018. Acrl rbms bibliographic standards committee rare books and. Use of the standards i nformation literacy competency standards for higher education provides a framework for assessing the information literate individual. In revisiting their information literacy standards, acrls task force reconceptualised information literacy as. Instructions and definitions for 2016 acrl academic.
History of the standards the 2011 standards for libraries in higher education were approved by the acrl standards and accreditation committee and the acrl board of directors in accordance with the process delineated in chapter 14. An independent study course by an academic library. Portions of this history are reprinted with permission from the encyclopedia of library and information science, 3rd edition, new york. Budd the download link for this product can be found on the final confirmation screen after you complete your purchase, and may also be accessed from your account profile. Perspectives on the acrl framework, comparing standards, and creating learning activities for information literacy. Acrl information literacy libguides at okanagan college.
Standards and guidelines academic library building. Acrls standards selection of sites disclosure to the extent that it is possible, we have selected several national and state resources. The acrl board of directors has approved a revision of the associations standards for libraries in higher education slhe. Note that the uaf libraries are not responsible for the content of external websites. Authored by the saaacrlrbms joint task force on primary source literacy, the new document was approved by the acrl board of directors in february 2018 and by the saa council in june 2018. Authority is constructed and contextual refers to the recognition that information resources are drawn from their creators expertise and credibility based on the information need and the context in which the information will be used. During her 17 years of acrl membership, garrison has served as directoratlarge on the acrl board of directors 201216 and was a member of the acrl project outcome task force 201718, the acrl standards for libraries in higher education task force 2017 and the acrl research coordinating committee 200811, where she also served as chair.
Incorporating information literacy across curricula, in all programs and. The information literacy competency standards for higher education originally approved in january 2000 were rescinded by the acrl board of directors on june 25, 2016, at the 2016 ala annual conference in orlando, florida, which means they are no longer in force. Please join us for the oneday workshop, planning, assessing, and communicating library impact. The guidelines for primary source literacy are available on the acrl website and the saa standards portal. In the near future, this site will contain a wealth of information about the framework, along with the opportunity to share how you are using the framework. For a history of the standards development process, please see the standards. Representing more than 10,000 academic and research librarians and interested individuals, acrl develops programs, products and services to help academic and research librarians learn, innovate and lead within the academic community.
Acrl promulgates standards and guidelines to help libraries, academic institutions, and accrediting agencies understand the components of an excellent library. The worlds most comprehensive professionally edited abbreviations and acronyms database all trademarksservice marks referenced on this site are properties of their respective owners. Catalog of print and electronic publications available from the association of college and research libraries. Framework for information literacy for higher education. Acrl information literacy competency standards for. Volunteer for the new acrl academic librarians standards. Identifies the value and differences of potential resources in a variety of formats e.
Media not set 2, book 3,389, paper book 3,368, ebook 21 clouds tag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror. Acrl code of ethics for special collections librarians approved by acrl in october 2003. Acrl is the source that the higher education community looks to for standards, guidelines, and frameworks on academic libraries. The rare books and manuscripts section rbms of the association of college and research libraries acrl was identified as the appropriate group to address these issues and a task force was duly appointed. Multiple literacies, including digital, visual, textual, and technological, have now joined information literacy as crucial skills for this century. Acrl philosophical, religious, and theological studies discussion group.
While there are no specific national quantitative standards, there are a myriad of standards and guidelines, as well as statements, rules and criteria, that are important documents to consider when remodeling, renovating or building a library building. Acrl hip hop librarian consortium discussion group. Instructions and definitions for 2016 acrl academic library trends and statistics survey revised. Standardized statistical measures and metrics for public services in archival repositories and special collections libraries.
The event is free of charge and open to librarians and library staff in virginia and dc. We are the acrl visual literacy standards task force vltf, the group who wrote acrls visual literacy competency standards for higher education. Acrl is offering education and consultation services to assist librarians in understanding the framework and applying it to the specific needs of their institutions. Slhe, adopted in 2004 and previously revised in 2011, is designed to guide academic libraries in advancing and sustaining their role as partners in educating students, achievi. A complete history of the standards is available in appendix 4. Uls of acrl, as well as the 2004 standards for libraries in higher education. Home library standards libguides at american library. It is dedicated to enhancing the ability of academic library and information professionals to serve the information needs of the higher education community and to improving learning, teaching. Information literacy competency standards for higher. Damasco, cataloger librarian at the university of dayton, presented the findings of her research on acrl diversity standards and. A comparative analysis in terms of the acrl standards a quantitative analysis of 1977 regis data bearing on college libraries in terms of the acrl standards for college libraries 1975 concludes that most of the libraries do not meet the standards criteria for collection size and development, staff, and budget. Academic library diversity plans and the acrl diversity standards, ione t. Budd this specially priced bundle includes a print copy for desk reference along with the e book version. Acrl is committed to supporting effective use of the standards and will offer professional development opportunities and training materials on the standards to interested.915 1060 214 84 281 622 120 1028 743 758 1160 1121 1006 1023 269 791 67 829 284 1366 1255 676 1381 857 530 554 900 885 680 873 774 966 156 58 1446 811 853 567 250 757 982 708 217 905 1084 476 508